India, US defence deals 2020, After the much talked chemistry today was the day to get down to business. India has agreed to purchase defence equipment worth three million dollars from the United States. As per reports for 24 MH-60R Seahawk multi-role helicopters for the navy and six AH-64E attack helicopters for the Army.
As both leaders stepped-up, cooperation in defence security. Also counter terrorism as part of a new comprehensive global strategic partnership.
Donald Trump said in press conference, “today we expanded our defence cooperation with agreements for India to purchase more than three billion dollars of advanced American military equipments .including Apache and MH-60 Romeo helicopters the finest in the worlds”.
These deals will enhance our joint defence capabilities as our militaries continue to trained and operate side-by-side.
India, US defence deals 2020, Only three agreements signed on mental health, medical product safety and energy and though a much awaited trade deal was not both leaders indicated that they would push for it in the months ahead.
There had been no major agreements between the two leaders. But from both president Donald Trump and Prime minister Narender Modi. It is clearly now as they said a global strategic partnership between the two countries. Where the defence and security component will be the key element to watch out for over the next two years.