Abe and Modi agree to boost defense cooperation

National Nov 4, 2019

Abe and Modi agree to boost defense cooperation

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian leader Narendra Modi have agreed to promote defense cooperation amid China’s growing military presence in the region. On the sidelines Monday of regional summits in Thailand, they discussed plans to sign an acquisition and cross-servicing agreement when Abe visits ...

Japanese defense chief likely to visit India in August

National / Politics Jul 22, 2018

Japanese defense chief likely to visit India in August

Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera is arranging to visit India in mid-August to discuss expanding joint military exercises, according to Japanese government sources. Onodera and Indian Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman are expected to agree to hold the first-ever joint exercise involving their ground forces this year, ...