Aero India 2013: Asia’s biggest air show off to flying start in Bangalore

Bangalore: Kicking off Asia’s biggest aerospace exposition here, defence minister A K Antony on Wednesday said the focus of the country is achieving self reliance in the defence sector.
Aero India 2013 showcases the latest international technology in military and civil aircraft, avionics and sub-systems, as well as radars in the defence and aerospace sectors.
“Self reliance in defence area is our focus area,” said Antony in his inaugural address at the biennial event at Yelahanka Airbase here.
“We want to create a strong defence industrial base in the country,” he said at the event witnessed by a galaxy of officials, industry delegates, exhibitors and representatives from India and abroad.
06/02/13 PTI/Times of India

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