The US decision to sell 22 Sea Guardian drones to India at an estimated cost of $2 billion will create around 2,000 jobs in the US and “cement” bilateral ties, an American executive involved in the deal has said.
“This should be viewed as a significant step in cementing the US-India bilateral defence relationship,” Vivek Lall, chief executive US and international strategic development, General Atomics, told the Atlantic on Friday.
Lall echoed Senator John Cornyn, co-chair of the Senate India Caucus, who tweeted, “Drone Sale Would Cement US-India Ties.”
The announcement in this regard was made by Trump in June when he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House. Read More…