Tag - Defense Ties

Lloyd Austin discusses upgrading ties with India


New Delhi: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin during his India visit discussed upgrading partnership with India, a major arms buyer, and set a roadmap for cooperation for the next five years as both countries grapple with China’s economic rise and increased belligerence, officials said. Austin’s visit comes as India strengthens its domestic defense industry by acquiring new...

US has very close defense relationship with India: Pentagon


Washington DC: The United States has a very close defense relationship with India, the Pentagon has said as it dismissed questions about the latest multinational military exercises involving Russia, India, and China. Replying to the queries about the recently concluded Vostok military exercise in Russia, Pentagon Spokesman Brig Gen Patrick Ryder on Tuesday said, “India's...