Sky-high thrills

Skycat Wingwalkers from the Scandinavian Airshow team performing at the start of Aero India 2017 in Bengaluru, India, yesterday. Asia's largest air show will draw top military contractors from around the world vying to be part of the government's "Ma
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Skycat Wingwalkers from the Scandinavian Airshow team performing at the start of Aero India 2017 in Bengaluru, India, yesterday. Asia's largest air show will draw top military contractors from around the world vying to be part of the government's "Make in India" initiative, which aims to position the country as a defence manufacturing hub. During the five-day event, companies from countries such as Russia, Israel and the United States will showcase their latest defence and armament technologies to India's military, in the hope that they will be invited to set up manufacturing bases in the country.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 15, 2017, with the headline 'Sky-high thrills'. Print Edition | Subscribe