Bengaluru, December 6, 2022: The Ministry of Defence, Department of Defence Production will conduct the 14th edition of Aero India at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru from February 13-17, 2023. Aero India has carved a niche for itself globally as a premier aerospace exhibition with 13 successful editions organized in Bengaluru since 1996.
In connection with this, the Ministry of Defence team led by Mr. Anurag Bajpai, Joint Secretary (DIP) and Cdr. Achal Malhotra VSM, CEO, Defence Exhibition Organization along with Mr. C B Ananthakrishnan, CMD, HAL met Mr. Basavaraj Bommai, Chief Minister of Karnataka, Ms. Vandita Sharma, IAS, Chief Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka and Mr. Gaurav Gupta, IAS, Addl Chief Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka. They also met Air Cmde Manoj Kumar Yadav AoC, Air Force Station, Yelahanka and discussed issues related to Aero India 2023.
The Chief Minister thanked the Prime Minister and Raksha Mantri and Ministry of Defence for selecting Bengaluru as the venue for Aero India 2023 and assured of complete support of the host State to make this edition the largest ever since its inception.
The Ministry of Defence team took an on-site assessment at the Air Force Station Yelahanka and has fast-tracked all planning and execution of the mega event which will showcase India’s resolve to achieve ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in Aerospace and Defence.
HAL as a nodal organization has constituted its teams and are ready to interact with the nodal teams of Govt. of Karnataka and Indian Air Force to ensure seamless execution of Aero India 2023 which has multiple stakeholders.