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US Military Aircraft refuels in India for the first time

For the first time in Indian history, the United States long range maritime patrol aircraft refuelled at India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The P-8 Poseidon aircraft landed in Port Blair for refuelling support. Highlights The LEMOA (Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement) allows both the countries to access their bases. For instance, India now has access ..

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India-US Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) group meeting organised virtually

Tenth Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) Group meeting was held virtually today, September 16, 2020. The meeting between India-US is held twice a year usually. This year, the group meeting was held virtually amid the COVID- 19 Pandemic. Key Facts The meeting signed a statement of intent in order to strengthen the dialogue on ..

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3rd US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver a special keynote address at the third US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) Annual Leadership Summit. It is a 5-day summit that began on August 31, 2020 with the theme “US-India Navigating New Challenges”. It covers various subjects such as India’s potential in becoming a Global Manufacturing Hub, Opportunities in ..

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India-US to begin joint Ayurvedic Clinical trials for COVID-19

On July 9, 2020, India and United States began joint Ayurvedic Clinical trials against COVID-19. The joint research is to be supported by the Indo-US Science Technology Forum (IUSSTF). Highlights There are three ongoing collaborations between US-based institutions and India Vaccine companies. Other Projects Both the countries have been conducting several such projects. This includes ..

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Defence purchases from USA

India’s decision to buy American helicopters: MH-60 Romeo Seahawk, AH-64E Apache is being called the biggest takeaway from Trump’s visit to India. What can MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopter be used for? The MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters are to be procured for the Indian Navy. It is used to track and hunt ships. It is an ..

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