AgustaWestland To Skip Aero India 2015, Finmeccanica Group To Attend

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  • 04:10 PM, February 11, 2015
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Italy’s Finmeccanica will be present at the Aero India show in Bengaluru, a year after being asked to leave the military exhibition Defexpo, whereas AgustaWestland will be skipping the show.

Secretary for defence production G. Mohan Kumar was quoted as saying to Press Conference by Zee News on Monday "We have not stopped anyone from attending the show", when asked about the blacklisted firms being allowed.  

"We have a very clear policy on that. Scam-tainted companies are blacklisted with respect to procurements. This is totally different. This is an industrial-type event and we are not preventing anyone from participating," he said.

Last January India kept over 12 defence firms out of Defexpo 2014. Finmeccanica was asked to leave the expo at the last minute.

Special Secretary for defence procurement Ashok Gupta said that while blacklisted companies were not participating on their own, some companies which have first information reports registered, or CBI probe going on against them, will participate.

"There are certain companies which are blacklisted and have not come on their own," Gupta added. 

 

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