New Delhi, Oct 7: India will for the first time display its latest, state-of-the-art weapon systems, platforms, sensors, communication systems and equipment designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) at the International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition ADEX-2013 at KINTEX, Seoul in South Korea.
DRDO, along with its production partners will prominently display India’s strength and expertise in design, development and production of such items at the event from Oct er 29 to November 3, where more than 30 countries are participating.
The DRDO’s pavilion at ADEX will be inaugurated by the Minister of State for Defence Jitendra Singh on Oct er 29. The DRDO team led by its chief Avinash Chander the Scientific Advisor to Defence Ministry.
The indigenously developed systems planned to be displayed include Akash-Air Defence System, Tejas-Light Combat Aircraft and its variants, expandable high speed aerial target-Abhyas, Airborne Early Warning and Control system – AEW and C, advanced radars, sonar and communication system among others.
A large number of products developed by DRDO and produced by Indian Industry including those being displayed at ADEX-2013, have immense export potential.
Recently, in August 2013, the Explosive Detection Kit (EDK) developed by DRDO and already being produced in India, was launched in USA after the technology for its manufacture was transferred to a US firm.
DRDO’s participation in the event will go a long way in promoting international collaboration and generating fruitful interactions with leading global leaders from industry and Defence R and D institution especially those from South Korea. (ANI)