Hyderabad, Dec 4 (GCCurrentAffairs): To strengthen US-India collaboration in defence manufacturing and Innovation, the U.S. Consulate General in Hyderabad will host the two-day U S-India Defense Ties Conference here from December 18.
The Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) were organizing the conference in partnership with the U.S. Consulate.
The Conference will bring together government officials, corporate leaders, researchers and entrepreneurs to build on both countries’ achievements and further strengthen U.S.-India collaboration in defense manufacturing and innovation, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Consulate General (Hyderabad ) said in a release here on Wednesday.
The bilateral defense relationship between the United States and India is strong and continuing to grow.
The partnership has evolved into a strategic relationship involving joint research, co-development and production of high-end defense equipment and expanded cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.
U.S. and Indian companies are already collaborating in the co-production of C-130 transport aircraft, F-16 fighter planes and Apache helicopters at joint facilities in Hyderabad.
Through strong U.S.-India private sector collaboration, Hyderabad and other innovation centers in India continue to evolve as important aerospace and defense manufacturing hubs, the release said.