India Air Show lineup opening the largest delegation of U.S. exhibitors (Figure)
Indian military officers approached a C-17 “Globemaster” transport aircraft an Air Force pilot from the exhibition next to the F-16 fighter jets after an aerobatics team from a U.S. transport aircraft flew over
Morning News reporter Wu Zhihao
“2011 air show in India,” the opening 9 in Bangalore. Indian media said the size of this air show over the past, the Asia’s largest air show so far. In addition, because large-scale update will equip the Indian Air Force, Western and Russian companies have sent a large team involved in the five-day exhibition, to sell their products.
scale exploded in recent years, the Indian air show
9 Indo Asian News Service reported that India is the predecessor of the air show began in 1993 ” Air – India “exhibition, held every two years. After 10 years of development, the air show from the first handful of still-life show, the development of aviation equipment in order to attract the world’s leading supplier of large-scale exhibition, reached the top level in Asia.
“In fact, by 2007, the Indian air show are small, less attractive to visitors.” Indian Defense Ministry official said, “From the end of the century to 2005, indoor air show in India display area be maintained at between 7000-18000 square meters in 2007, jumped to the display area of ??30,000 square meters in 2009 is to reach 44,000 square meters. “
The total of this air show in India display area, the Indian defense production bureau chief Raj Singh said at the opening ceremony, “more than 75,000 square meters, more than in 2009, up more than 70%.” At the same time, as many as 675 exhibitors, over the previous session’s 581 rose about 16%. Moreover, the number of foreign exhibitors greatly exceeds the Indian exhibitors, from 303 in 2009 increased to 380.
the largest U.S. delegation team
30 countries and regions took part in the India Air Show, 60 countries sent 350 representatives to observe. Among them, the “U.S. delegation,” the largest team, won the 250 companies or organizations; Germany ranked second for 35; Italy 10.
as a major highlight of the air show, military and civilian flying display will also be pocketed in this eye India air show, air show than the total increase of 62% in 2009. Visitors can also get up close to more than 100 aircraft of advanced aircraft and aircraft, far more than in 2009 67.
cheering India air show in “Asia” at the same time, realize that the Indian media, many foreign exhibitors goal is to sell aircraft to Indian Air Force.
“The Times of India,” 9, said Indian Defense Minister Antony attended the opening ceremony of the 9th, highlights the background of the military air show. United States, Britain, Russia, France, Germany, Italy, Israel targeted the military power to show their military aviation equipment. Competitors and tightly pegged to the Indian Air Force attractive shopping list, including 126 combat aircraft, six large air tankers, more than 197 helicopters, 22 attack helicopters, and a large number of trainers.
“Calcutta News” also reported that day in order to share the Indian Air Force’s “big cake”, the United States out of the F-16 “Fighting Falcon”, F/A-18 “Hornet” fighter, C-17 “Globemaster”, C-130J “Hercules” transport aircraft, KC-135 “stratospheric tanker” refueling attended the air show and static display.
Russia refused to yield
India’s main arms suppliers Russia, refused to yield. 9, according to Russian news agency reported that Russia will be on display in the current Indian air show 80 kinds of weapons and military technologies.
“Rosoboronexport” company’s Information Services Department cited the company’s delegation, Deputy General Manager Vic tocco Malkin as saying: “We (Russia and India, two countries) is to deepen cooperation, joint development of advanced products The two sides reached a new level: on the one hand (the direction of Russia, India) or authorized sales of finished goods assembly equipment, on the other hand (R & D cooperation) fifth-generation fighter aircraft, military transport aircraft and the ‘BrahMos’ missile and other advanced equipment. “
” Hindustan Times “said that Russia air show in India, will highlight the current MiG, Sukhoi family aircraft,” Diamond – Aetna “air defense system Star equipment.
In addition, many modern aircraft will be in heaven during this air show appearances, including the Eurofighter (Britain, Germany, Italy and Spain, four-nation cooperation) of the EF-2000 “Typhoon” fighter, the Swedish Saab the company’s JAS-39 “Gripen” fighter, Dassault “Rafale” fighter jets, and some unmanned aerial vehicles and unmanned helicopters.
India “pure domestic” LCA “brilliant” light fighter will be in the air show extravaganza.
HD map: the official opening of the Indian air show appearance a number of advanced fighters