DRDO, Indian firms showcase India-made weapons, tech in Paris

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A large number of Indian companies are taking part in the show with the DRDO showcasing 11 major defence technologies and products…reports Asian Lite News

Indian defence sector firms from both public and private sectors are participating in the EUROSATORY 2024 defence show in France.

The exhibition is showcasing Indian products like the Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launcher system and the LCA Tejas fighter aircraft.

The India pavilion at the show was inaugurated on Monday, June 17 by Indian Ambassador to France Jawed Ashraf.

Bharat Electronics Limited Directors Manoj Jain and K V Suresh Kumar, Brig Zubin Bhatnagar, Defence Attache of India to France, and senior Defence Public Sector Undertakings and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) officials were present on the occasion, Bharat Electronics Limited officials said.

A large number of Indian companies are taking part in the show with the DRDO showcasing 11 major defence technologies and products.

One of the prime attractions from the Indian side is the Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launcher system which has already been exported by India to a friendly foreign country.

The DRDO is also showcasing its Airborne Early Warning and Control System, LCA Tejas, Astra beyond visual range missiles and the highly successful Akash air defence system.

The Arjun main battle tank and the Wheeled Armoured Platform along with the Varunastra heavy-weight torpedo are also on showcase.

A large number of Indian private sector companies like Nibe Defence, Bharat Forge among other small and medium enterprises are also participating in the show.

Eurosatory-2024 is being held in Paris, France and is one of the largest defence shows in Europe.

The show is taking place at a time when almost all the countries in that region are looking to expand their defence spending in view of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict. (ANI)

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