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Perspective: India’s Defence Prowess
- February 16, 2023
- Posted by: Maya
- Category: Editorial RSTV/Videos
Prime Minister Narendra Modi showcased India as an attractive destination for investment in the defence manufacturing sector, saying the country is moving towards becoming one of the leading exporters of military hardware globally. Inaugurating the 14th edition of Aero India at the Yelahanka Air Force station in Bengaluru, the Prime Minister spoke about how the defence sector has rejuvenated its defence production sector in the last eight-nine years – defence exports have increased six times, crossing the figure of 1.5 billiorn dollars, looking to further increase the export of military hardware to 5 billion dollars by 2024-25. The Prime Minister described Aero India as an example of India’s growing potential, saying it’s not only a show, but a reflection of India’s self-confidence and capabilities. Being held under the theme – The runway to a billion opportunities – Aero India 2023 is seeing the participation of over a 100 countries. More than 700 exhibitors from India and abroad are taking part in the event. What’s the focus this time, the significance of the event in India’s growing prowess and potential, our defence partnerships with other countries and much more in Perspective today.