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9 reasons why you shouldn't miss the Defence Expo

By THE REDIFF NEWS BUREAU
February 05, 2020 08:22 IST

Uttar Pradesh is gearing up to hold the 11th edition of the biennial Defence Expo 2020 in the state capital from February 5 to 9.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the expo in which 1029 companies are expected to participate, Lucknow divisional commissioner Mukesh Meshram said.

It would be the biggest such event held in the country, an official release said, adding that 702 companies had participated in the last Defence Expo held in Chennai in 2018.

Take a look at what one can expect at the event.

An Indian Army's battle tank team show their skills during the rehearsal for Defence Expo 2020, at Vrindavan Yojna, in Lucknow. Photograph: ANI Photo
 

Jawans practice for the Defence Expo 2020 at Gomti River Front in Lucknow. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

Indian Navy helicopters take part in a rehearsal ahead of the Defence Expo 2020 at the bank of Gomti River in Lucknow. Photograph: ANI Photo

Paratroopers show their skills during the rehearsal for the Defence Expo 2020, in Lucknow. Photograph: ANI Photo

BMP-II (Sarath) tank during the rehearsal of Defence Expo 2020 in Lucknow. Photograph: ANI Photo

Army personnel descend from a chopper as they rehearse for the Defence Expo 2020, in Lucknow. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

Sukhoi fighter jets fly past as they rehearse for the Defence Expo 2020, in Lucknow. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

IAF's aerobatics team Surya Kiran rehearses for the Defence Expo 2020, in Lucknow. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

MI 17 V5 helicopters fly past as they rehearse for the Defence Expo 2020. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo
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