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India and US agree to sign Logistics agreement LEMOA ; No Clarity yet on CISMOA and BECA

India and US agree to sign Logistics agreement LEMOA ; No Clarity yet on CISMOA and BECA

India and the US on Tuesday agreed to ink the much delayed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement or LEMOA, one out of the three foundational pacts that have been hanging in air for over a decade now. LEMOA is the agreement on sharing of military logistics between India and the American forces and will facilitate support such as refuelling and berthing facilities for each other’s warships and aircrafts on a reimbursable basis.

Firmly believe we can harness ideas and technology to find winning solutions : DCOAS Lt Gen Subrata Saha

Firmly believe we can harness ideas and technology to find winning solutions : DCOAS Lt Gen Subrata Saha

India’s defence industry is witnessing an important chapter in its history. For the first time, the industry (including big corporates, SMEs and MSMEs) is getting an opportunity to have wide….

India will be a major defence and aerospace hub in 10-15 years: RR Deshpande, Joint MD, Kirloskar Oil Engines

India will be a major defence and aerospace hub in 10-15 years: RR Deshpande, Joint MD, Kirloskar Oil Engines

The Indian Industry has never been this excited before.

Ahead of His China Visit, Parrikar Exhibits Astute Strategic Sense While Deepening Ties With The US

Ahead of His China Visit, Parrikar Exhibits Astute Strategic Sense While Deepening Ties With The US

Ahead of his maiden visit to China on April 18, India’s defence minister Manohar Parrikar has indeed kept Chinese sensitivities in mind and followed an extremely balanced and matured approach while taking decisions during the just concluded three day visit of the US defence secretary, Ashton Carter to India….

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter Meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter Meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Anupama Airy Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter on the evening of April 12 and expressed satisfaction at the progress in bilateral defence cooperation between the two countries. Modi expressed hope that discussions with the framework of the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative between the two countries would progress […]

Parrikar Does It Again: Strikes A Hard Bargain For India with Carter

Parrikar Does It Again: Strikes A Hard Bargain For India with Carter

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has done it again. Striking a hard bargain with the visiting US Defence Secretary, Dr Ashton Carter, Parrikar has made it possible for India to collaborate with the US and get home the technology for jet fighter engines as also for building aircraft carriers within the next one year….

EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of his China’s visit, Parrikar says the day might come when China agrees to settle border dispute

EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of his China’s visit, Parrikar says the day might come when China agrees to settle border dispute

India-China relations have improved and are much better than what they were two years back, defence minister tells Anupama Airy of DefenceAviationPost.com.

India US partnership to be one of the key partnerships of the century”: Manohar Parrikar

India US partnership to be one of the key partnerships of the century”: Manohar Parrikar

India and the United States have agreed to expand collaboration under the Defence Technilogy Trade Initiative (DTTI) as also the Make in India efforts of Government of India. The two sides also announced their in principle agreement to conclude a Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement and to continue working toward other facilitating agreements to enhance military cooperation and technology transfer….

Parrikar to Spend Exclusive Time With the Visiting US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter in Goa; Strengthening Military Ties Between India and the US Top on the Discussions Agenda

Parrikar to Spend Exclusive Time With the Visiting US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter in Goa; Strengthening Military Ties Between India and the US Top on the Discussions Agenda

Carter’s visit to India comes close on heels of the unveiling of India’s new Defence Procurement and Procedures (DPP) –that lays the framework for joint co-operation and collaboration in various defence projects, a discussion is also expected to take place between the two sides on the jet engine.

“I don’t fix timelines but I am definitely interested in finishing it (Rafale fighter deal) as early as possible,” Manohar Parrikar

“I don’t fix timelines but I am definitely interested in finishing it (Rafale fighter deal) as early as possible,” Manohar Parrikar

Tough negotiator: In the Rafale deal, I am definitely interested in the right price…While I don’t fix timelines but I am definitely interested in finishing it as early as possible, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told DefenceAviationPost.com