defexpo Current Affairs, GK & News

What is HTT-40?

The indigenous Basic Trainer Aircraft HTT-40 is set to be unveiled during the 12th edition of the DefExpo on October 19, 2022. Key facts The indigenous Basic Trainer Aircraft HTT-40 (Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40) is developed and manufactured by state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The trainer aircraft is expected to be unveiled at the India Pavilion ..

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DefExpo 2022 – Update (October, 2022)

The 12th edition of the biennial DefExpo will be organized from October 18 to 22 in Gujarat. Key facts The theme for the DefExpo 2022 is ‘Path to Pride’, which is in line with the Indian Government’s vision towards Atmanirbhar Bharat. For the first time, only Indian exhibitioners are allowed in this event. However, foreign ..

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India–Africa Defence Dialogue to be held alongside the DefExpo

India has proposed to institutionalise “India Africa Defence Dialogue” during the successive DefExpos, to be held once in two years duration. Highlights Institutionalisation of the India Africa Defence Dialogue will help in building on existing partnerships between African countries and India. It will also help in exploring new areas of convergence for mutual engagements in ..

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Russia constructs its first Stealth Bomber

Under its Perspective Aviation Complex for Long Range Aviation (PAKDA) programme, Russia has constructed its first Stealth Bomber. Highlights Russia is currently modernizing its military at a very fast pace. The Stealth Bomber is one such advancement. The bomber is the second-generation combat aircraft after Sukhoi Su-57 supersonic fighter jet PAKDA The Stealth Bomber has ..

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Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme approved

On May 15, 2020, Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme was approved by the Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh. The scheme is to be implemented at an estimated amount of Rs 400 crores. Highlights The Defence Research Development Organization and the 41 ordinance factories in the country have created testing facilities for ammunition, firearms, radar and electronic ..

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DefExpo-2020 Outcomes reported at the Parliament

On March 16, 2020, the Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik submitted the outcomes of DefExpo-2020 at Rajya Sabha as a written reply. This year DefExpo-2020 was organized in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh under the theme Theme: Digital Transformation of Defence Outcomes This year more than 856 domestic defence companies and 172 foreign companies participated at ..

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