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From Sukhoi to Chinook: A glance at Defence Expo

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February 12, 2020 08:57 IST

Curtains came down on the five-day DefExpo on Sunday.

The theme of the 11th Edition was "India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub".

The event witnessed presence of more than 3,000 foreign delegates, 10,000 Indian delegates and 12 lakh visitors and laid a strong foundation for development of UP Defence corridor.

Here are glimpses from India's biennial military exhibition. 

 

Indian Air Force's aerobatics team Surya Kiran at the Defence Expo 2020. Photograph: @IAF_MCC/Twitter

Surya Kiran jets fly in formation leaving smoke trails of the Indian tricolour. Photograph: @IAF_MCC/Twitter

Sukhoi fighter jets fly past during the Defence Expo 2020. Photograph: @IAF_MCC/Twitter

Indian Air Force C-17 Globemaster Transport aircraft  and two Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets fly past. Photograph: / Rediff.com

The Indian Air Force's new Chinook helicopter. Photograph: @IAF_MCC/Twitter

Tejas performs aerobatic maneuver during the event. Photograph: @IAF_MCC/Twitter

MI 17 V5 helicopters fly past during the Defence Expo 2020. Photograph: / Rediff.com

K-9 Vajra tanks on display at the event. Photograph: @UPGovt/Twitter

Commandos of Indian Navy display a slithering mission at Gomtinagar River Front. Photograph: @UPGovt/Twitter

Defence ministers of 40 countries and over 3,000 delegates from 70 nations attended the event. Photograph: @UPGovt/Twitter

Indian Army personnel descend from a helicopter as they perform during the Defence Expo 2020. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

 Indian Army Daredevil's team in action. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

 Spectators watch as Indian Army personnel display their war skills . Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

Visitors watch the Daksh Spotter IED Handing ROV. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo

Visitors watch the Hanwha tank. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo
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