The US has approved selling defense equipment and services worth $ 90 million, or Rs 663.61 crore, to India. This sale is related to the military hardware and services of the C-130J Super Hercules military aircraft. The US Department of Defense’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said on Thursday, “This proposed sale will help strengthen US-Indian strategic relations and improve the security of a key defense partner. The United States foreign policy and national security Will support. “
In a sales notification sent to the US Parliament of Congress, the DSCA stated that India is an important force in the direction of political stability, peace and economic progress in the Indo-Pacific and South Asia region.
Purchase requests made by India include aircraft parts including repair / return parts, cartridge active equipment / bomber active equipment (CAD / PAD) fire extinguisher cartridges; Advanced Radar Warning Receiver, 10 Lightweight Night Vision Binoculars, 10 AN / AVS-9 Night Vision Google; GPS; Electronic warfare; Includes anya equipment and laboratory equipment. Their total estimate is 90 million US Dollars.
The Pentagon said the proposed sale would ensure that the pre-purchased aircraft operated effectively to meet the needs of the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Army and Navy’s transportation needs, local and international humanitarian aid and regional disaster relief. Should be
In 2016, the US, taking a major step, named India a “Major Defense Partner”, which intends to increase defense trade and technology sharing to a level with its closest allies and partners.
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