India, UK enhancing defence ties: British High Commissioner

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The 2021 version of naval exercise between India and the UK could be the most complex and sophisticated one yet, British High Commissioner Sir Dominic Asquith said on Friday, highlighting deepening bilateral defence ties.

He also said a liaison officer of the UK will be posted in Indian Navy’s information fusion centre in Gurgaon as part of efforts to boost maritime cooperation. The high commissioner said the UK’s civil service head of the Ministry of Defence and a Homeland Security Trade Mission led by Director of the UK Defence and Security Organisation will visit India this month.

The British diplomat told reporters that UK-India talks at the defence equipment sub-group will also take place next month. “The 2021 version of our bilateral Navy exercise (Konkan 21) could be the most complex and sophisticated yet,” he said. Read More

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