The official said that India will manufacture these drones and export them to countries in the vicinity of China. He said that India wants to bring diversity in its weapons. Because right now most of the weapons are Russian made.
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China India and America have come together to deal with unilateral conspiracies. With the aim of countering the dragon strongly, India and America have decided to develop drones together, that is, both countries will build drones together. A senior Pentagon official gave this information. He told on Thursday that America And India is going to develop drones together. Because Washington and India want closer relations with each other to teach China a lesson.
The official said that India will manufacture these drones and export them to countries in the vicinity of China. He said that India wants to bring diversity in its weapons. Because right now most of the weapons are Russian made. India also wants to develop its own defense industry rapidly. Eli Ratner, Assistant Defense Secretary, Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, said, “We want to support India on both fronts and are doing so. We are going to work together with India. Through this, there will be an increase in the capacity to simultaneously produce and develop, which will help India in achieving its defense modernization goals.
India will be able to export at a lower price
Ratner said, “With the help of this initiative, India will be able to export at a lower cost to its partners across the region including South and South East Asia.” Ratner has expressed the possibility of developing drones that can be launched from airplanes and anti-drone defense systems. He said, ‘We are in talks with our counterparts in the Government of India. Hopefully, there will be many more important announcements regarding this in the future. Significantly, the relations between America and India remained tense for many years. However, the friendship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former President Donald Trump brought the two countries together to teach a lesson to the aggressive China.
Jaishankar spoke on the rise of China and India
Earlier on Wednesday, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar had said that it is in the mutual interest of India and China to find a way to work in accordance with each other’s interests, because if they fail to do so, it will affect the rise of Asia. Jaishankar said, ‘The biggest change we have seen in the world in our times is the rise of China.’ The External Affairs Minister said that one evaluates India on the basis of its merits, how much progress it has made. Its growth rate, which is fantastic. There is China, which has progressed rapidly at the same time. “The issue is how the two rising powers find a way to work in a dynamic situation in line with each other’s interests,” he said.
(with agency input)