‘Northern Command Equipment Display 2020’, organised under the aegis of headquarters Northern Command, was inaugurated by Lt Gen C. Bansi Ponnappa, Chief of Staff, Northern Command on Wednesday. The event was organised to promote Make-in-India initiative in defence technology and witnessed active participation for the Indian defence industry.
The display not only served to showcase cutting edge technologies and innovative products to meet the complex challenges faced by the security forces in the Northern Command but also acted as an ideal platform for mutual exchange of ideas between the Indian defence industry and the Army. The technologies and products on display covered a wide canvas, the prominent being, counter drone systems, alternate energy sources, situational awareness control measures, training aids amongst others.
The interaction with experts from defence industry has resulted in furthering the relationship with the common objective of developing customised and effective solutions for the Indian Army and progress towards self reliance in the Indian Defence Industry to align with the government initiative of Make-in-India.