U.S.-India defense ties

June 26, 2019

India Approves Procurement of 10 More P-8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Indian Ministry of Defense reportedly greenlit the acquisition of 10 more P-8I Neptune sub-hunting planes.

August 09, 2018

Are India’s US-Made Sub-Hunting Planes Not Meeting the Indian Navy’s Operational Requirements?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India’s Comptroller & Auditor General has accused the defense ministry of violating procurement processes, among other things.
August 01, 2018

Strategic Trade Authorization: A Fillip for India's 'Major Defense Partner' Status with the US

By Ankit Panda
The Trump administration's Indo-Pacific strategy keeps its eyes on India.

May 02, 2018

US Approves Sale of Armed Predator-B Drones to India: Report

By Ankit Panda
The Trump administration has agreed to sell India armed unmanned aerial vehicles.

September 27, 2017

Afghanistan, Terrorism, Maritime Security: US Defense Secretary Begins Inaugural Visit to India

By Ankit Panda
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is the most senior Trump administration official to visit India.

June 21, 2017

Boeing Wins Contract to Support Indian Navy’s New Sub-Killer Planes

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. defense contractor will continue to support the operational readiness of the Indian Navy’s P-8I Neptune fleet.
October 06, 2016

India Wants to Get a Drone Deal in With the US Before the Election

By Ankit Panda
New Delhi wants to seal the deal on Predator drones before Obama leaves office.

July 29, 2016

Confirmed: India Signs $1 Billion Contract for 4 New Sub-Hunter Planes

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India’s Ministry of Defense placed a follow-on order for four more U.S.-made Poseidon 8I Neptune aircraft this week.

July 07, 2016

India Clears Purchase of 4 More Sub-Killer Planes

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the acquisition of four more maritime patrol aircraft last week.

May 03, 2016

India and United States to Deepen Anti-Submarine Warfare Cooperation

By Franz-Stefan Gady
New Delhi and Washington are in talks to help each other tracking subs in the Indian Ocean.

April 26, 2016

Ash Carter Comes Calling: Where Do US-India Defense Ties Go From Here?

By Harsh V. Pant
These are good times in U.S.-India defense ties, but there's still room for improvement.
January 19, 2016

Indian Ocean: India Deploys New Sub-Killer Planes to Counter Chinese Subs

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Two Poseidon 8I aircraft have recently been dispatched to the strategically-located Andaman and Nicobar archipelago.

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