4TH JWGACTC MEETING IN INDIA
The 4th meeting of the Joint Working Group on Aircraft Carrier Technology Co-operation (JWGACTC), constituted under the auspices of the Indo-US Defence Trade and Technology Initiative, was organised in India from October 29-November 3. A 13-member US delegation, headed by Rear Admiral Brian Antonio, Programme Executive Officer Aircraft Carriers, visited the Shore Based Test Facility at Goa, Naval Base at Karwar, INS Vikramaditya at sea, Mazagaon Dock Limited and Headquarters Western Naval Command. The concluding session of the Joint Working Group Meeting was held on November 3 at New Delhi and was co-chaired by Vice Admiral D.M. Deshpande, Controller Warship Production and Acquisition, and Rear Admiral Brian Antonio.