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2nd Annual Conclave of Foreign Defence Attaches



2nd Annual Conclave of Foreign Defence Attaches

The second annual conclave of Foreign Defence Attaches, jointly organised by Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff (HQ IDS) and defence portal, will be held at Manekshaw Centre in Delhi Cantonment between 930 hrs and 1430 hrs on November 20, 2017. Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr Subhash Bhamre is expected to address the inaugural function.

This will be followed by three technical sessions titled Is India ready to absorb High-End Technology, Defence Exports: The Indian Experience and Defence Technology and Models Abroad.

It is expected to be attended by over 60 Foreign Defence Attaches, stalwarts of Indian public and private sector defence companies besides representatives of Foreign Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). It will also hold a small exhibition of Indian defence products. The conclave, second in the series that began in 2016, is designed to facilitate productive engagement between users in foreign countries, defence stakeholders and analysts.

Among the speakers are representatives of Indian companies like Solar, Zen, Mazagon Docks, Ordnance Factories Board (OFB), Larsen & Toubro Defence, Tata Advance Systems, Bharat Forge and Foreign OEMs like Boeing, SAAB, Thales and BAE.

The valedictory address will be delivered by Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) Lt General Satish Dua.


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First Published: Fri, November 17 2017. 00:20 IST