46 Countries To Participate In 9th Defence Expo In Goa

For the first time that the Expo will travel to Goa from Delhi. Defexpo India 2016 will be the ninth in the series of Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition held every alternate year.

More than 977 companies and 46 countries have registered for the upcoming Defence Expo scheduled in Goa from 28th to 31st March. With this, the event is steering the path of steady growth, said the Defence Ministry on its website designed for this internationally famed event.

According to the Ministry, countries like USA, Russia, Switzerland, Sweden, Portugal, Republic of Korea and UAE amongst others have confirmed their participation for the event.
Extra info:
  • The International Defence Exhibition & Conference, or IDEX, is a biennial arms and defence technology sales exhibition. According to the Jane’s Defence Weekly website, IDEX is the largest arms exhibition in the Middle East. 
  • According to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the arms sales of the SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies in 2013 (outside China) totalled 402 billion US dollars.

So lets do:
  • Who is the Defence minister of India?
  • Who is the Governor of Goa?
  • 9th Defence Expo to be held in which city?

Source – Business-Standard

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