NEW DELHI: India and the US on Tuesday signed defence deals worth $3 billion, President Donald Trump announced as Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the two countries have decided to take the ties to comprehensive global partnership level.
On Day 2 of his visit to India, US President Donald Trump, in a joint statement with PM Narendra Modi, said the two countries have finalised defence deals worth USD 3 billion.
In his remarks, PM Modi said the defence cooperation between two countries is reflective of the rising strategic partnership between India and the US. The deals include procurement of 24 MH-60 Romeo helicopters by India from the US at a cost of $2.6 billion. Another contract to acquire six AH-64E Apache helicopters for $800 million from the US was also sealed on Tuesday.