On August 29th, AMCHAM and Observer Research Foundation (ORF) co-hosted a closed door roundtable on the U.S.-India defense partnership in New Delhi. The session brought together key stakeholders from the Indian government, members of Indian and U.S. defense industry and strategic experts. The discussions focused on boosting defense exports from India with a focus on co-development and co-production. The discussions were moderated by Prof. Harsh Pant, Vice President – Studies and Foreign Policy, ORF and was addressed by Mr. Sanjay Jaju, Additional Secretary Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, Government of India. Lt. Gen. Shantanu Dayal, Deputy Chief of Army Staff, Capability Development and Sustenance, Indian Army, Government of India, Air Marshal Suraj Kumar Jha, Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel, Air Headquarters, Indian Air Force, Government of India and Mr. William Blair, National Executive Board Member and Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Chief Executive India, Lockheed Martin India, were other panellists in the session which also included interactions from other senior leaders and stakeholders.

View the key takeaways from this session HERE



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