Amidst the coronavirus epidemic,the country’s prestigious aerospace and defence exhibition Areo India 2021’was launched in Bengaluru on Wednesday.In this, the effect of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Make in India’ will be seen.
Defence Minister,Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 13th Edition of Aero India 2021,In the presence of Chief Minister of Karnataka,BS Yediyurappa,Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri DV Sadananda Gowda,Chief of Defence Staff,General Bipin Rawat,Chief of Naval Staff,Admiral Karambir Singh,Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal,Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria,Chief of Army Staff,General M M Naravane,Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar,Secretary,Department of Defence R&D and Chairman,DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy,Civil Aviation Secretary Shri Pradeep Singh Kharola,Chief Secretary of Karnataka,P Ravikumar,and Defence Ministers,service chiefs and ambassadors of various countries were also in attendance.The event concluded with a glorious fly past as patriotic tunes played in the background,enthralling those in attendance.
This exhibition will be in both direct and digital medium.With the start of the exhibition, the aircraft of the Indian Air Force showed many tricks in the sky.
The 13th edition of Aero India -2021,the country’s premier aerospace and defence exhibition,is being held at Yelahanka Airforce Station in Bengaluru.
Addressing the gathering,Raksha Mantri,Shri Rajnath Singh expressed his happiness at the attendance of delegates from around the world at Aero India 2021.
He said that the existing supply chains developed over the years by aerospace and engineering firms and an investor friendly government with simplified procedures and single window clearance mechanism makes Karnataka an attractive destination for industry.
He expressed his gratitude to Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri BS Yediyurappa,Air Force Station Yelahanka staff,and other departments as BBMP,Fire and emergency service,Health,Police,MOD Staff from Delhi and Bengaluru’s MOD Staffs,as PRO,Ms.Punitha and her team as,Madhusudan,for extending full support in organising Aero India 2021 in Bengaluru at Air Force Station Yelahanka,
The Defence Research and Development Organization(DRDO) is organizing it.Through this show,India is showing its strength to the world in the defense sector.This three-day show was inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. He targeted Pakistan and China.
He said that India is facing threats and challenges on many fronts.He is the victim of terrorism sponsored by a country,which has now become a global threat.We have seen unfortunate attempts to change the status quo on our borders.
Rajnath also said that the country is vigilant and ready to fight and defeat any daring to protect its people and territorial integrity at all costs.
The three Air Force chiefs were present on the occasion.Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa was also present.During this time, the Ministry of Defence handed over the contract of 83 LCA Tejas fighter jets to HAL.
The contract was handed over by Director General (Acquisition), Ministry of Defence,VL Kantha Rao to Chairman and Managing Director of HAL,R Madhavan,at the inaugural ceremony of Aero India-2021,the country’s premier defence and aerospace show in Benagaluru in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
“New India aims to focus on new goals”.
Defence Minister,Rajnath Singh said that today when the world is changing so fast and a new world order is emerging in front of us.We have to focus on new goals for our New India.I am happy to see that DRDO is constantly developing technology,which will help us achieve these goals.
In view of these goals,recently we have conducted many successful tests like Akash NG missile,Anti-radiation missile-Rudram,MRSAM etc.In many tests,we have found success in our first attempt.This is a huge achievement.
“DRDO’s big role in self-reliance”.
The recent decision by the government to