Indian army showcases latest technological innovations in Delhi expo

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New Delhi, June 29(ANI): The Indian Army presented the latest technologies and innovations at an Army exposition here on Tuesday.

The two-day exposition-cum-seminar was inaugurated by Army Chief General V.K. Singh.

In his keynote address, he spoke on 'innovation-marking a difference to the potential of Indian Army' and the importance of scientific achievements.

During the expo, Lieutenant General A.K.S Chandele, Director General of Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers, announced that India had developed the best Anti-Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) to fight terrorism.

"Our innovators have world class technology. We have been able to develop Anti-IED (Improvised Explosive Devices) devices, which are better than any imported devices, and now we can effectively use them," Lieutenant General Chandele said.

He also spoke about the special suits being designed for the soldiers operating in extreme climatic conditions.

"One technology is to keep the soldiers comfortable in extreme hot climate and extreme cold climate. You know we operate in temperatures ranging from minus 30 to 50 degree centigrade," Lieutenant General Chandele said.The clothing that a soldier wears should not become so heavy that he cannot move comfortably and cannot use his weapons effectively. So, we are looking at innovations in this field," he added.

Radars, automatic guns, grenades, bulletproof jackets, missiles and tanks were among the equipment displayed at the exposition. (ANI)

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