US Pushes To Increase Defense Trade Ties With India

Law360, New York (September 19, 2013, 6:32 PM EDT) -- The United States will set aside funding for contractors looking to team up with India-based researchers as part of efforts to build closer military and defense ties between the two countries, U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Wednesday.

Over the last decade, the relationship between the two countries has improved, marked by a significant push to work together on developing defense technology, Carter said during a press conference in Delhi, India. Now, the U.S. is looking to further shift from a vendor-buyer relationship to one...
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