Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Military Ties With Foreign Countries

India has signed agreements / Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on defence cooperation with several countries, which cover a range of activities including training, exchange of personnel and financial aspects of cooperation.  A list of such agreements / MOUs signed over the past three years is as under:-
LIST OF MILITARY OR DEFENCE AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH FOREIGN COUNTRIES FOR LAST THREE YEARS (FROM 1ST AUGUST 2014)
Sl.No.
Name of Country
 Title
Date of Signing
1
Bangladesh
MoU between the Coast Guards for establishment of Collaborative Relationship to Combat Transnational Illegal activities at sea and Develop Regional Cooperation
06.06.2015
MoU on Defence Cooperation Framework
08.04.2017
2
Botswana
MoU on secondment of Indian Armed Forces Personnel to the Botswana Defence Forces
15.09.2014
3
France

Inter-Governmental Agreement for procurement of 36 Rafale aircrafts.
23.09.2016
4
Fiji
MoU on Bilateral Defence Cooperation
29.05.2017
5
Japan
MoU on Defence Cooperation and Exchange
01.09.2014
Agreement concerning the Transfer of Defence Equipment and Technology.
12.12.2015
Agreement concerning security measures for protection of classified military information
12.12.2015
6
Kazakhstan
MoU on Defence and Military Technical Cooperation
08.07.2015
7
Kenya
MoU on Cooperation in the field of Defence Cooperation
11.07.2016
8
Kyrgyzstan
Defence Cooperation Agreement
12.07.2015
9
Oman
MoU on Military Cooperation
22.05.2016
MoU to cooperate on Maritime Issues
22.05.2016
Protocol between the Air Forces on Flight Safety Information  Exchange
22.05.2016
MoU between the Coast Guards in the field of   Marine Crime Prevention at Sea
22.05.2016
10
Portugal
MoU on Defence Cooperation
07.01.2017
11
Republic of Korea
MoU between the Defence Acquisition Program Administration of RoK and the Ministry of Defence, India to develop and strengthen defence industry cooperation and to establish Special Strategic Partnership including close cooperation in Naval Ship Building.
21.04.2017
12
Russia
Agreement on Training of Indian Armed Forces personnel in the Russian Military Training Establishment
11.12.2014
Agreement between the MoD of India and the MoD of Russia on Cooperation in Aircraft Flight Safety
21.01.2015
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Russian Federation on Cooperation in the field of Helicopter Engineering.
24.12.2015
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Russian Federation on Supply of S-400 Triumph Air Defence Missile Systems to the Republic of India.
15.10.2016
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Russian Federation for construction of follow-on ships of Project 11356 in Russia and in India.
15.10.2016
13
Seychelles
MoU for Cooperation in the field of Hydrography
11.03.2015
14
Singapore
Defence Cooperation Agreement
23.11.2015
15
Spain
MoU on sharing classified information
04.03.2015
16
Sudan
MoU on Defence Cooperation and Exchanges
13.03.2015
17
Tanzania
MoU on Cooperation in the field of Hydrography
19.06.2015
18
Turkmenistan
Agreement on Cooperation in the field of Defence
11.07.2015
19
United Arab Emirates
MoU concerning Mutual Protection of Classified Information
23.05.2016
Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the field of Defence Industry.
25.01.2017
20
USA
New Framework for the India-US Defence Relationship
03.06.2015
Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA)
29.08.2016
21
Vietnam
MoU between Coast Guards for establishment of collaborative relationship  to combat transnational crime and develop mutual cooperation
25.05.2015
Programme of Cooperation between the Vietnam People’s Air Force & Air Defence and Indian Air Force
05.12.2016

The issue pertains to internal budgetary deliberations of the United States, on which we have no comments to offer.
India has defence partnerships with several countries including France, Israel, Russia and United States, as well as countries in our immediate and extended neighbourhood.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Dr. Sanjay Sinh in Rajya Sabha today.


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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