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SP's MAI - - MILITARY INDO-US RELATIONSHIP -

...ex­pand­ing col­lab­o­ra­tion un­der the De­fence Tech­nol­ogy and Trade Ini­tia­tive (DTTI); ‘Make in In­dia’ ef­forts of the Govern­ment of In­dia; new op­por­tu­ni­ties to deepen co­op­er­a­tion in mar­itime se­cu­rity and mar­itime do­main aware­ness; mil­i­tary-to-mil­i­tary re­la­tions; the knowl­edge part­ner­ship in the field of de­fence; and re­gional and in­ter­na­tional se­cu­rity mat­ters of mu­tual in­ter­est. ...in-prin­ci­ple agree­ment to con­clude a Lo­gis­tics Ex­change Mem­o­ran­dum of Agree­ment, and to con­tinue work­ing to­wards other fa­cil­i­tat­ing agree­ments to en­hance mil­i­tary co­op­er­a­tion and tech­nol­ogy trans­fer. ...agreed to com­mence navy-to-navy dis­cus­sions on sub­ma­rine safety and anti-sub­ma­rine war­fare. ...agreed to ini­ti­ate two new DTTI pathfinder projects on Dig­i­tal Hel­met Mounted Dis­plays and the Joint Bi­o­log­i­cal Tac­ti­cal De­tec­tion Sys­tem. They com­mended the on­go­ing dis­cus­sions at the Jet En­gine Tech­nol­ogy Joint Work­ing Group (JETJWG)and the Joint Work­ing Group on Air­craft Car­rier Tech­nol­ogy Co­op­er­a­tion (JWGACTC). They agreed to work to­wards greater co­op­er­a­tion in the field of cut­ting-edge de­fence tech­nolo­gies, in­clud­ing deep­en­ing con­sul­ta­tions on air­craft car­rier de­sign and oper­a­tions, and jet en­gine tech­nol­ogy. They noted the un­der­stand­ing reached to con­clude an in­for­ma­tion ex­change an­nex (IEA) to en­hance data and in­for­ma­tion shar­ing spe­cific to air­craft car­ri­ers. ... agreed to en­cour­age their re­spec­tive de­fence in­dus­tries to de­velop new part­ner­ships in the pur­suit of a range of cut­ting-edge projects. ... fi­nal­i­sa­tion of four govern­ment-to-govern­ment project agree­ments in the area of sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy co­op­er­a­tion: At­mo­spheric Sciences for High En­ergy Lasers, Cog­ni­tive Tools for Tar­get De­tec­tion, Small In­tel­li­gent Un­manned Aerial Sys­tems, and Blast and Blunt Trau­matic Brain In­jury.

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