New Business Opportunities at Defence IQ’s Armoured Vehicles India

By Iqpc, PRNE
Tuesday, June 28, 2011

LONDON, June 29, 2011 -


As India’s military undergoes one of the world’s largest
armoured vehicles modernisation programmes, Defence IQ will
be holding Armoured Vehicles India 2011 to facilitate
business opportunities between international and local industry and
India’s military.

This year, India announced a $36 billion modernisation
programme, increasing massive investment in its armoured vehicles
programmes. With the declaration that India’s Arjun Mark-II
has begun operational trials at the Pokhran ranges in Rajasthan,
with a final delivery date planned for 2014, armoured vehicles are
increasingly a priority for the Indian Army and
DRDO to develop.

Defence IQ’s Armoured Vehicles India events have played a
crucial role in helping to open up business opportunities in India,
especially for international military who have found the event
important for developing relationships with potential local
partners and senior military officials.

Armoured Vehicles India 2011 is already generating a lot
of interest in the international and Indian armoured vehicles
. The event, which will be taking place on 16th - 18th
November, is positioned next to the Indian Cavalry
’s Annual Weekend of Celebration in New Delhi, which
will guarantee the presence of pre-eminent Indian military at the
country’s armoured vehicles event.

Confirmed early speakers include:

  • S Sundaresh, Chief Controller R&D (Armament &
    Combat Engineering), Defence Research & Development
  • S. Sivakumar, Director, Combat Vehicles Research &
    Development Establishment, DRDO
  • Brigadier Anders Carell, Head of Land Systems
    Procurement, FMV

Armoured Vehicles India is the only event in the country that
will specifically discuss future and current requirements and
capabilities for India’s armoured vehicle modernisation programmes.
Colonel (Retd) AK Sharma from the Indian
has stated that, “The event is the premier venue to
understand modernisation plans of Indian Army’s land force
capabilities and interface with key officials.”

Armoured Vehicles India will be taking place from 16th-18th
November in New Delhi. If you would like to get involved with the
event and learn about delegate, speaker or sponsorship
opportunities, please visit href="">
If you would like more information about armoured vehicles in the
region, you can download free interviews, articles and videos at

For media enquiries please get in touch with Sharmin Ahammad: sharmin.ahammad at, +44(0)207-368-9543

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