Thursday, July 12, 2018

Naval air fleet set for huge growth: Karve

Kochi: A three-day aviation innovation exposition-cum-workshop was inaugurated by Vice Admiral A.R. Karve, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Southern Naval Command, at the Naval Base here on Wednesday.

He said naval aircraft fleet was expected to grow from 150 to 450 in the near future and urged the industry, especially the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), to grab the opportunity.

Held by the Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI) and the Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies and Industries (SIATI), the expo, named INNOEX-18, will be on till July 13. There are 20 stalls from 18 firms in the expo in which indigenous aviation stakeholders such as the Air Force, ISRO, Aero Cluster Labs of the DRDO, Air India, Pawan Hans Limited and members of the academia and industry are taking part.
12/07/18 The Hindu