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Cooperation in the Indian Ocean also fits the interests of both countries in protecting merchant shipping and fishery resources and ensuring freedom of navigation. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)

Indian Ocean emerges as focus area for defence cooperation between India, UK

By Rezaul H Laskar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 10:48 PM IST
The aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest warship built for the Royal Navy and capable of carrying 70 aircraft, will operate in the Indian Ocean region on her maiden voyage after entering service in 2020. The move reflects the importance attached to security and freedom of navigation in the region.
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Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a bilateral meeting with Lt Gen Mohamed Ahmed Zaki, Hon’ble Minister of Defense, Egypt, discussing the bolstering of strategic ties between the two nations.(Raksha Mantri/Twitter)
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a bilateral meeting with Lt Gen Mohamed Ahmed Zaki, Hon’ble Minister of Defense, Egypt, discussing the bolstering of strategic ties between the two nations.(Raksha Mantri/Twitter)

India, Egypt decide to boost defence cooperation

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2018 07:44 PM IST
Officials said Sitharaman and Mohamed also deliberated on expanding naval cooperation between the two countries and explored possibilities of joint production of defence equipment.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting US President Donald Trump at White House, in Washington DC.(PTI File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting US President Donald Trump at White House, in Washington DC.(PTI File Photo)

India and US hold meeting to further defence cooperation

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 11:37 PM IST
India and the US held the seventh meeting of the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) that seeks to overcome bureaucratic obstacles to cooperation and identify opportunities for sharing of defence technologies.
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