June 30, 2012

US seeks deeper military ties with India

The US is seeking deeper military ties with India. The aim is to win big contracts for defence equipment and also to foster a closer strategic relationship. One of the major steps in this direction is reforming United States export control system for sensitive dual-use technology and weapon systems.

In a speech in Washington, the US secretary of Defence Leon Panetta said the US administration is going to reform its export control system, which would benefit countries like India. Read more + video.

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