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DefExpo 2020: Showcasing India's Potential To Become Manufacturing Hub

Prime Minister Narendra Modi checked out a virtual firing range at the DefExpo and his visuals of showcasing a virtual shooting range have gone viral on the social media.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 05 February 2020, 07:50:32 PM
PM Modi checks out a virtual firing range at the DefExpo 2020

PM Modi checks out a virtual firing range at the DefExpo 2020

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday Inaugurated the 11th edition of DefExpo in Lucknow. Addressing the expo, PM said that India is eyeing defence export of USD 5 billion in the next five years. The Prime Minister added that a country of the size of India cannot entirely depend on imports and added the number of defence licenses issued in the last five years has risen to 460 from 210 in 2014. He said a roadmap had been finalised to use application of artificial intelligence in defence sector. (Photo Credit: Twitter/MIB_India)

Rajnath Singh at DRDO Pavilion

Rajnath Singh at DRDO Pavilion

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Defence Mantri Rajnath Singh visits DRDO Pavilion. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@DRDO_India) 

Chinook helicopter

Chinook helicopter

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Chinook helicopter was one of the thrilling demonstration at Defence Expo in Lucknow.

Bhishma tank

Bhishma tank

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The T-90M Bhishma tank was also at display at the DefExpo in Lucknow. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@DefExpoIndia)

Manoj Mukund Naravane at DefExpo2020

Manoj Mukund Naravane at DefExpo2020

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Chief of Army Staff Manoj Mukund Naravane interacted with renowned technology driven companies at the exhibition in Lucknow. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@DRDO_India)

Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also showcased his shooting skills at DefExpo in Lucknow. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@DefExpoIndia)