Defexpo 2016: DRDO will focus on the spirit of ‘Make In India’
New Delhi: The display of state-of-the-art military systems and technologies by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) will narrate the saga of self-reliance & national pride by focusing on the spirit of “Make in India” at Defence Expo 2016 in Goa between 28 and 31 March.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will inaugurate the ninth edition of this biennial Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition, on 28 March 2016 at NaqueriQuitol in Quepem Taluka of South Goa.
This year the design theme of DRDO Pavilion is “Rise of Futurism”. DRDO Futurism emphasises its vision to make India prosperous by establishing world class science and technology base and provide our Defence Services decisive edge by equipping them with internationally competitive systems and solutions.
DRDO’s participation in this event is marked with the live demo of star products for the first time at Defexpo which includes Airborne Early Warning & Control System (AEW&C), Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, Arjun MBT MK II & I, Wheeled Armoured Platform (WHAP), AKASH Air Defence System, Pinaka the Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System, Radars, BLT T-72, Bridging System Sarvatra, Modular Bridge and Mountain Foot Bridge besides, static display of other attractive outdoor exhibits such as Quick Deployable Mobile Communication Terminal; Aslesha, Bharani and Coastal Surveillance Radars (CSR); MRSAM and Nirbhay launcher; Pinaka launcher & Rocket Mk I & Mk II; Advanced Torpedo Defence System (ATDS), and Remotely Operated Vehicle Daksh.