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Source: The post is based on the article “DefExpo 2022 propels ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence to next level” published in PIB on 21st October 2022.
What is the News?
The 12th Edition of DefExpo 2022 is being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
What is DefExpo?
DefExpo is a flagship biennial event of the Ministry of Defence showcasing the land, naval, air as well as homeland security systems.
Aim: To serve as a unique platform to project India’s vision for ‘Aatmanirbharta in Defence’ as an integrated pursuit of economic development and national security.
Theme: ‘Path to Pride’
What are the key events that took place at DefExpo 2022?
India Africa Defence Dialogue(IADD)
The second Indian Ocean Region Plus(IOR+) Defence Ministers Conclave was held. It witnessed participation from 41 countries and India communicated its vision of international relations as a win-win rather than a zero-sum paradigm.
Invest for Defence: It was conducted by the Ministry of Defence to promote investment in the defence sector in the country both by the Indian industry as well Foreign OEMs.