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….
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….
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….
Experts say this legislation could fundamentally alter India’s position and power in Asia and beyond.
India’s top political hierarchy recognizes that a robust defence partnership with the United States offers India benefits that no other country or group of countries can provide
Flying more than 3 million flight hours per year, Airbus Helicopters’ in-service fleet includes some 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in 152 countries.
Asia’s biggest land and maritime show—DefExpo India 2016 already has participation of 1055 companies and with the registration process continuing, the number may even cross 1100, officials associated with the event told DA Post.
Official delegations comprising 204 delegates from 44 countries are coming for DefExpo 2016.
Denying any strategic tilt towards China, the former President of Maldives, Gayoom said