Aero India 2021 Begins in Bengaluru!


Bengaluru: The 13th edition of Aero India — Asia’s biggest defence and aerospace exhibition, kickstarted in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

With a combination of both physical and virtual exhibition, this edition of the biennial international event at Air Force Station Yelahanka will be the world’s first hybrid aerospace show, said officials.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Aero India 2021 at IAF Station Yelahanka. Taking to Twitter, Singh wrote, “I believe Aero India 2021 will boost investment, expand manufacturing ecosystem, support enterprises, appreciate and enhance the technology levels and propel the economic growth for the country.”

As many as 601 exhibitors — 523 Indian and 78 foreign — and 14 countries are participating in the three-day event where companies will be showcasing their capabilities, latest technologies, solutions, products and services at the show. During the event, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will also exhibit its latest defence technologies and demonstrate many systems.

Aero India is a platform for aerospace enthusiasts, prospective defence industries, aspirant start-ups and all other stakeholders to participate and witness the advances in global defence and aerospace fields and interact with many national and international delegations and industries, officials said.

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