DefExpo – 2020, an event of the Ministry of Defence, Government of India, was held at Lucknow from 5th to 9th Feb 2020. The theme of the Expo was “India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub” and the focus was on “Digital transformation of Defence”.
The 11th edition of Defexpo was inaugurated by Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and was attended by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh along with Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath.
The event was followed by live demonstration of Naval Systems, Aero Systems and Land systems designed/built in India.
Delegates from 70 countries and 172 foreign military manufacturers attended the five day mega exhibition.
AKGEC Skills Foundation also participated in the Expo and presented the latest technologies like Industrial Robotics, Automation, Digital manufacturing, 3D Printing, Scanning & IOT. DefExpo provided an excellent opportunity to ASF to showcase the cutting-edge technologies that can help in achieving the digital transformation of Defence.
ASF Stall was visited by several professionals engaged in Defence production, procurement and service industries. The prominent ones were the visit of Chief of Defence Staff, India, General Bipin Rawat and Shri Vinay Mohan Srivastava, General Manager, Modern Coach factory (MCF) Indian railways.