On February 21st 2018, a Defense Committee meeting was held at the BAE Systems India office. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Phil Shaw, Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin India and Mr. Michael Koch, Co-Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Vice President – South Asia, International Business Development, Boeing International Corporation.

Members were briefed on the meetings with Mr. Rajib Kumar Sen, Economic Advisor and In-Charge DOMW and Mr. Apurva Chandra, DG (Acquisition), MoD. Members discussed issues to be raised in the upcoming meeting with Secretary Defence Production, Mr. Ajay Kumar. Increase in ease of doing business, strategic partnerships and offsets were a few topics that were finalized and discussed at length.


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