Sino-Indian joint military exercise next year may be warmed military exchanges
Data for: the first joint training in the Indian Army.
restore defense in exchange for bilateral exchange of visits of military officials, the next year, China and India may hold joint military exercises, specific details will be held in mid-December identified in the annual defense consultation talks. This is the first time in India since 2007, the third joint military exercise after joint military exercises. The exercise has also been speculation that the two major Asian countries after the resumption of military exchanges, enhance mutual military ties an important step.
However, the recent allocation of huge sums of money in India’s military modernization program is still in full swing. It is reported that India and Russia signed a value of about $ 1 billion in military procurement contracts, to Russia to buy 59 meters-17V-5 helicopters. This is the third time this year a large Indian military action military procurement. Earlier, India has already ordered 80 of the Russian type helicopters.
Indian military exchanges warmed
According to Indian media quoted a senior army officer as saying that India, China and India held in mid-December, a new round of annual defense consultation talks will determine the activities of bilateral military exchanges and a detailed plan. He said the scope of the joint military exercise and all data will be negotiated in the talks.
It is understood that if the talks to discuss smoothly and both sides to determine a time for exercise in the next year, then it will be printed in mid-December 2007 in Kunming for the first time the Army after the third joint anti-terror joint drill military exercises. The two countries in December 2008 in Belgaum, India held a code-named “hand 2008″ joint anti-terrorism of the second army training. However, since August 2010 and one from Indian Kashmir after the general’s visit to China was denied, the Indian authorities decided to suspend defense exchanges with China.
April this year, held in Sanya, Hainan BRIC summit, Chinese President Hu Jintao and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh agreed to move forward bilateral relations, defense and other aspects of restoration and enhancement of communication. In mid-June, the Indian army sent a delegation of senior Chinese military conducted a six-day visit. Last week, a political commissar of the Tibet Military Lang Good Friends Chinese military delegation led by India, launched a four-day return visit, the delegation visited New Delhi, Calcutta and Mumbai three major cities, with the local Indian troops were exchange, also visited the headquarters is located in the eastern part of Calcutta, India Ximeng Bang Military. Indian army described the Chinese People’s Liberation Army’s current visit to India to resume bilateral defense exchanges paved the way to the normal track.
It is reported that the exchange in the defense talks, held in New Delhi India 14 th border negotiations. By then, China will be the Special Representative, State Councilor Dai Bingguo led his unit to go with Indian National Security Advisor Menon led the Indian delegation to the talks.
$ 1 billion to buy aircraft
However, India’s military modernization program is to promote the violent disturbing.
India and Russia signed a contract in 2008, ordered 80 m-17V-5 helicopters, the contract amounted to $ 1,345,000,000. November this year, Russia delivered the first batch of helicopters direction of India. 13, a source told the Indian media: “(India) will be based on the first follow-up contract terms and then order 59 m -17 helicopter, the amount of approximately $ 1 billion contract.” A senior Indian Defense Ministry officials Russian media, confirmed that India was preparing to pursue purchase of 59 helicopters. “In fact, under negotiation … … may be in this financial year is March 31, 2012 signing of the contract.”
m-17V-5 helicopters designed to use for freight, can carry four tons of cargo or 36 passengers, equipped with advanced multi-function cockpit display system and an upgraded version of TV3-117VM engines.share: