12th Edition of Defence Expo

With an aim to give impetus to the defence sector, India’s “biggest ever” defence exhibition DefExpo 2022 was held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

About 12th DefExpo

  • Held between: October 18- 22, 2022
  • Organized by: Ministry of Defence (Biennial event)
  • Theme: Path to Pride
  • 11 DefExpo was held in February, 2020 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Key Highlights

  • For the first time, the event has been organized in a four-venue format.
  • It is first ever edition exclusively for Indian companies.
  • For the first time, ‘Invest for Defence‘, the first ever marquee event of Ministry of Defence, targeted to promote investment in the defence sector.
  • The 2nd edition of India-Africa Defence Dialogue (IADD) was held on the sidelines of DefExpo 2022 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on October 18, 2022.
  • Indian Ocean Region plus (IOR+) conclave also took place on October 19, 2022.