Watch: PM Modi inaugurates DefExpo 2018, witnesses combat free fall demonstration by MARCOs
Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu), Apr 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the DefExpo 2018 in Tamil Nadu’s Mahabalipuram on Thursday. He was accompanied by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and TN’s Chief Minister EK Palaniswami. The Prime Minister reviewed different combat machines of Indian Army and later witnessed combat free fall demonstration by MARCOs (Marine Commando Force). This year the tagline of DefExpo18 is “‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub” to showcase India's capability in export of defence systems and components. International companies participating in this event include Lockheed Martin and Boeing of the United States, Airbus and Rafael of France, Rosoboronexport and United Shipbuilding of Russia, BAE Systems of United Kingdom, Sibat of Israel, Rhode and Schwarz of Germany.