February 21, 2020

US-India $3 bn defence deals on the cards

NEW DELHI: President Donald Trump will get the good news of the US bagging two more lucrative Indian defence contracts worth $3 billion, with several other deals worth over $7 billion being in the pipeline, when he visits India for almost 36 hours early next week.The Indian cabinet committee on security , chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Wednesday gave the final nod to the two deals to acquire 24 MH-60 `Romeo’ naval multi-mission helicopters for Indian Rs15,157 crore and six...