Defense Committee Meeting – 11th October 2018
On October 11th, 2018, AMCHAM’s Defense Committee met in New Delhi for a focused briefing on the concluded U.S. – India 2+2 Dialogue and the one-on-one between the U.S. Defense Secretary and the Indian Defence Minister. The session also included a brief of DSCA LTG Charles Hooper’s meeting with DG (Acq) Apurva Chandra. The USG views on the outcomes of the recently concluded Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) and the current status of negotiations on the Industrial Security Annex and Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) were also discussed, along with the upcoming mil-mil exercises. More than twenty four Defense Committee members participated in the interactive session.