We are talking about the supply of the naval variant of the Predator drone.
The United States intends to supply India 22 Predator drones worth more than $ 2 billion. This writes Reuters, citing sources familiar with the negotiations.
According to sources, it is about the supply of the naval variant of the Predator, who has no arms and is used for intelligence purposes. It is expected that the Pentagon will announce the deal on the eve of the visit of Prime Minister of India Narendra modi in the US next week.
Fashion will meet with the President of the United States Donald trump, and the agreement is intended to confirm the course of strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the field of defense.
The Agency notes that India will become the first country outside NATO to receive such equipment from the United States. But for the transaction still needs the approval of Congress.
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