Indian Air Force pilot exercise aimed to invite Indian purchase orders
speech to the United States to participate in the joint space of the Indian Air Force IL-76MD transport aircraft
BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) U.S. 11th Air Force exercise held in Nevada, the first combat pilot to invite India to participate.
According to Singapore, “Lianhe Zaobao,” reported that the U.S. intellectual Courand’s Fair in South Asia expert, said: “The air force exercise is particularly important, in addition to important Union countries, India also invited to participate in a. This is certainly the year 2000 since the US-India to establish contacts, to further expand bilateral relations, this does mean that India and the United States to maintain a strategic partnership. “
Russia is India’s main arms supplier China, U.S. companies hope to the Indian arms market share.
India has agreed to spend about $ 1 billion to the U.S. Lockheed C130 Hercules transport aircraft to buy 6; U.S. companies also compete for a total value of $ 10 billion order to supply 126 India fighters.
this exercise for two weeks the U.S. Air Force, Korea and France also participated in the pilot, it is estimated there are 65 participating aircraft, the number has more than 1,000 people.