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46 countries to participate in Defence Expo

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Goa is likely to witness the participation of 46 countries in the Defence expo. The ninth defence expo of Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition, will be held at Naqueri Quitol in Quepem taluka of South Goa from March 28-31, 2016


  • 977 companies and 46 countries have registered for participating in the ExpoDefence Expo 2016
  • Participating Countries – USA, Russia, Sweden, Republic of Korea, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and Portugal


March 28

  • Seminars on “State of Art Technology in Shipbuilding Initiative and Requirements of Indian Defence Shipyards” would be held.
  • A session on “International Cooperation in Futuristic Maritime Research and development” and “Advanced Technologies in Submarine Construction” will also be held

March 29

  • The Industrial body Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) will hold day-long Global Investors’ Summit on Defence sector
  • A seminar on private sector participation in Defence development programme chaired by Smita Nagraj will be held
  • CII will conduct a seminar on “Defence Off set: Challenges and Opportunities”
  • It will also host “India Korea Defence Cooperation Seminar and business meet” and also discussion on modernization programme of Indian Army

Key points

  • Goa CM- Laxmikant Parsekar
  • Defence Minister –Manohar Parikkar