US-India Defence Framework Agreement, 2015
New Delhi: A Framework for India-US Defence Relationship was signed on 3rd June, 2015, which builds upon the previous Framework to guide the bilateral defence and strategic partnership for the next ten years. The new Framework provides avenues for high level strategic discussions, continued exchanges between armed forces of both countries and strengthening of defence capabilities.
Both sides have identified proposals for joint development of Mobile Electric Hybrid Power Sources and Next Generation Protective Ensembles. The proposed cooperation envisages enhancement of India’s defence technological and manufacturing capabilities.
No timeframe for the implementation of the identified projects has been indicated as these relate to research and development.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Shri Nazir Ahmed Laway and Shri Ranjib Biswal in Rajya Sabha today.
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