Monday, December 29, 2008

Aero India show to begin from Feb 11

Aero India show to begin from Feb 11
DH News Service, Bangalore:

The seventh edition of the nation’s largest air-show, ‘Aero India’ will begin here from February 11 to 15, 2009.

The air show being organised by the Defence Exhibition Organisation, Ministry of Defence (MoD), Government of India and managed by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at the Air Force Station in Yelahanka, the seventh edition will see more than 500 firms (300 international and 200 Indian) with participating countries such as Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Israel, Netherlands, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Spain, Ukraine and the United States.

A strong participation from the Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSU) viz, Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is also expected at the exposition.

Having already carved a niche for itself globally as a premier aerospace exhibition, with six successful editions organised between 1996 and 2007, the show aims at bringing under one roof, exhibitors from all around the globe to showcase the best in Civil and Defence aviation. Aero India includes both flight and static displays of a wide range of civil and military aircrafts from leading manufacturers, vendors and suppliers.

India’s opening up of the defence sector to foreign direct investment, the ongoing modernisation plan of its armed forces and enormous new opportunities in the civil aviation sector have opened innumerable new avenues for investment.

Aero India 2009 will further provide an ideal window of opportunity for companies to not only network with the Indian industry but also to benefit from the sharing of expertise in the fields of R and D production and product support with other global players.

Aero India 2009 apart from displaying more than 100 military and civil aircrafts will also showcase the latest in the field of military and civil aircrafts, vital components for aircraft engines, use avionics systems and sub systems in the aviation industry, airfield radars and new age technologies used in the defence sector at exclusive chalets.
A seminar on aerospace technology will precede the expo on February 9 and 10, 2009.

Proposed new events at Aero India include a Vintage Aircraft Show, Space Pavilion, Dedicated Business Meetings and Aero Space HRD Focus.


At Friday, January 30, 2009 at 9:13:00 PM GMT+5:30, Anonymous Anonymous said...

India being one of the most lucrative & biggest markets in APAC it is attracting lot of these companies to this show. It will be interesting to see how Foreign companies would collaborate with Indian firms to meet their offset obligations while dealing with Indian Government.

In the recent past Indian government have made some big buys with scheduled deliveries around 2013 to a


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