In a bid to even further strengthen bilateral defence partnership amongst India and Israel, the two nations have fashioned a new sub functioning team (SWG) to promote co-progress and co-creation of high tech weapon units, Occasions of India.
The announcement of the development of the SWG was carried out for the duration of a webinar concerning India and Israel on Thursday (24 September).
Th SWG to market joint initiatives, underneath the overarching joint functioning group on defence cooperation headed by the Indian Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar and his Israeli counterpart, will discover defence industrial cooperation with target on places like transfer of engineering, engineering security, synthetic intelligence, innovation and joint export to 3rd nations.
The SWG will be headed by Sanjay Jaju, joint secretary (defence industries generation) in the Indian defence ministry and Eyal Calif, director Asia & Pacific from the Israeli one particular.
The creation of the SWG among the two nations arrives at a time when India is inducting Barak-8 floor-to-air missile techniques beneath three joint DRDO-IAI jobs value around Rs 30,000 crore.
It should be famous that Israel has been amongst a person of the major four arms suppliers to Indian armed forces, with yearly product sales truly worth above a billion pounds.