SOURCE: PRASAD CHAWAN FOR IDRW.ORG
Media is reporting that US aims to secure agreements with India to start pilot projects for joint production of drones, as well as equipment for transport planes in talks next week ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama.
After much Hype about possible deal on Global Hawk was denied by Us officials, New media report says that US will take joint project with India of local production of RQ-11 “Raven” Hand-held Mini-UAV built by AeroVironment Inc.. Continue reading
SOURCE : VINAYAK SHETTI FOR IDRW.ORG
US President Obama will coming to India next week and Indian media have been on overdrive on possible military deals with United States on key technologies which will kick start “Make In India” campaign started by India’s Prime Minister Modi for Defence production in-country.
Contrary to the Hype which has been created in India media, reality is completely opposite. United States in past and even now does not support full Transfer of Technology (TOT) to many key allies and there is no special exemption to India too, Many of the defence deals with United States have been through Foreign Military Sales (FMS) which means there is no Transfer of Technology (TOT) involved in such deals . Continue reading