Sunday, April 10, 2016

US Military Considering CoProducing Aircraft in India

The Pentagon has a team in India evaluating the potential for coproduction on fighter aircraft, days ahead of a visit to the nation by Defense SecretaryAsh Carter.

Carter also hinted that a new project announcement may come during his visit to India next week, during which he will visit New Delhi and Goa.

“While in India, I will meet with Prime Minister [Narendra] Modi and Defense Minister [Manohar] Parrikar to discuss the progress we have made together in aircraft carrier, jet fighter, and jet engine collaboration,” Carter said in prepared remarks at the Council for Foreign Relations in New York. “And we will talk about exciting new projects, the details of which I cannot go into this afternoon, but stay tuned for when I'm with Minister Parrikar.”

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