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US-India deal: Conclusion of BECA to open doors for high-tech arms

Becoming a BECA signatory will take India into a select group of long-range missile powers, which can strike targets thousands of kilometres away with an accuracy of 100 metres or less

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US India relations  | defence deals | Indian missile defence

Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife, Susan Pompeo
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife, Susan Pompeo, disembark from an aircraft upon their arrival at the airport in New Delhi

Defence Minister and his US counterpart, Secretary for Defense Mark Esper, met in New Delhi today in the lead-up to the “US-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue” on Tuesday. Joining them for the dialogue tomorrow will be Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

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First Published: Tue, October 27 2020. 01:39 IST