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Published on December 21, 2007

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India & The US Strengthening The Strategic Partnership Presentation by FICCI for USIBC Defense executive Mission

Commonality of Interests drives Indo-US Strategic Partnership Maintaining peace and stability in Asia Countering international terrorism and counter insurgency. Maintaining freedom and security of the sea lanes in the region and Preventing proliferation of weapons of mass destruction With this a new context and impetus to drive the bi-lateral strategic relationship was created

Maintaining peace and stability in Asia

Countering international terrorism and counter insurgency.

Maintaining freedom and security of the sea lanes in the region and

Preventing proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

With this a new context and impetus to drive the bi-lateral strategic relationship was created

Diplomatic Exchanges The rise in frequency of diplomatic exchanges are driving the strategic relations

The rise in frequency of diplomatic exchanges are driving the strategic relations

Some High Level Visits From India Prime Minister Vajpayee Deputy Prime Minister Shri Advani Defense minister George Fernandez National Security Advisor, Brijesh Mishra From USA Secretary of State Colin Powell Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld Commander-in- chief Pacific Admiral Blair Joint Chiefs of Staff both former and present Generals Shelton and Meyers

From India

Prime Minister Vajpayee

Deputy Prime Minister Shri Advani

Defense minister George Fernandez

National Security Advisor, Brijesh Mishra

From USA

Secretary of State Colin Powell

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld

Commander-in- chief Pacific Admiral Blair

Joint Chiefs of Staff both former and present Generals Shelton and Meyers

Strategic Initiatives Signing of the Mutual Assistance Treaty Formation of the Defense Policy Group Launching of cyber terrorism,information security and military to military cooperation FBI office in New Delhi working closely on intelligence sharing with CBI and IB Joint patrolling of the of the straits of Malacca Joint military exercise in Alaska Joint Naval exercises on the West Coast of India …… are a few examples of the new trend of US – India relations

Signing of the Mutual Assistance Treaty

Formation of the Defense Policy Group

Launching of cyber terrorism,information security and military to military cooperation

FBI office in New Delhi working closely on intelligence sharing with CBI and IB

Joint patrolling of the of the straits of Malacca

Joint military exercise in Alaska

Joint Naval exercises on the West Coast of India

…… are a few examples of the new trend of US – India relations

Defense Policy Group Major initiative in taking our strategic relationship forward It is headed on the Indian side by Secretary Defense, and on the US side by the Under secretary of Defense. The fifth meeting of the Group was held in the US in August 2003.

Major initiative in taking our strategic relationship forward

It is headed on the Indian side by Secretary Defense, and on the US side by the Under secretary of Defense.

The fifth meeting of the Group was held in the US in August 2003.

Issues of Discussion Takes up fresh proposals to develop defense technology relationship including : Production, Research and development and Private sector partnerships Noted the successful trend of Joint military exercises and agreed to upscale the exercises in the near future Both US and India are allies and share a strong relationship with Israel. Bush administration has approved for the sale of equipments and missile systems from Israel to India

Takes up fresh proposals to develop defense technology

relationship including : Production, Research and development and Private sector partnerships

Noted the successful trend of Joint military exercises and agreed to upscale the exercises in the near future

Both US and India are allies and share a strong relationship with Israel. Bush administration has approved for the sale of equipments and missile systems from Israel to India

The setting of the Hi- technology Cooperation Group (HTCG) The two governments agreed to form the HTCG in 2002 to promote bi-lateral hi-technology trade including trade in dual use goods and technologies.

The two governments agreed to form the HTCG in 2002 to promote bi-lateral hi-technology trade including trade in dual use goods and technologies.

Main sector focuses include… Defense Nanotechnology Information technology Life sciences

Defense

Nanotechnology

Information technology

Life sciences

The key issues being discussed in the HTCG forum Market Access Tariff and non tariff barriers Strategic exports Export controls

Market Access

Tariff and non tariff barriers

Strategic exports

Export controls

The Quartet Areas of Cooperation Recently PM Vajpayee and President Bush have re-enforced the Hi-tech sharing commitment and announced the new strategic and security policy for cooperation in four priority areas: Space Civil Nuclear ties Trade in high technology Missile defense cooperation

Recently PM Vajpayee and President Bush have re-enforced the Hi-tech sharing commitment and announced the new strategic and security policy for cooperation in four priority areas:

Space

Civil Nuclear ties

Trade in high technology

Missile defense cooperation

OPPORTUNITIES Sale of Equipment to Indian Armed Forces JV with Indian Companies for both Indian and third markets Technology Transfer Co-producing & sub-contracting Technology Development and R&D

Sale of Equipment to Indian Armed Forces

JV with Indian Companies for both Indian and third markets

Technology Transfer

Co-producing & sub-contracting

Technology Development and R&D

The Road Ahead To address the issues of Concerns identified by both the governments Implement the recommendation arising out of the discussion forums Pursue confidence building measure Promote Defense and Military ties through new partnerships embracing both Govt. and private sector.

To address the issues of Concerns identified by both the governments

Implement the recommendation arising out of the discussion forums

Pursue confidence building measure

Promote Defense and Military ties through new partnerships embracing both Govt. and private sector.

WHAT INDIA HAS TO DO Assurances on end-use certification of sensitive technology. Prevent diversion of goods and technologies Stop transfers and re-transfers within and outside India. Guarantee physical protection and control access to such technologies by third parties. Outline laws to deal with suspected violations. End user verification

Assurances on end-use certification of sensitive technology.

Prevent diversion of goods and technologies

Stop transfers and re-transfers within and outside India.

Guarantee physical protection and control access to such technologies by third parties.

Outline laws to deal with suspected violations.

End user verification

And the US To Do The US will review licensing processes for dual use goods. These are currently restricted because of proliferation concerns. Open up access to commercially launching US made satellites.

The US will review licensing processes for dual use goods. These are currently restricted because of proliferation concerns.

Open up access to commercially launching US made satellites.

Continued …. Reverse executive orders on hi-tech trade with India. Influence N-powers to give India access to civilian technology. Permit the sale of missile defense system to India.

Reverse executive orders on hi-tech trade with India.

Influence N-powers to give India access to civilian technology.

Permit the sale of missile defense system to India.

India’s Defense Sector – recent developments Growing role of the private sector in manufacture and supply of defense equipments Opening up of the defense sector to foreign direct investment (up to 26%) to encourage private sector participation and competition in the sector to meet its demands The process of commercialization of defense technologies by DRDO is well on the way.

Growing role of the private sector in manufacture and supply of defense equipments

Opening up of the defense sector to foreign direct investment (up to 26%) to encourage private sector participation and competition in the sector to meet its demands

The process of commercialization of defense technologies by DRDO is well on the way.

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