Explained: Importance of the landmark Indo-US defence pact BECA

New Delhi, Oct 27: India is all set to step up defence cooperation with the United States.

This would include Institutionalising sharing of Maritime and and geospatial intelligence.

India and the United State will sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) on the sidelines of the 2_2 dialogue. This would enable exchange of geospatial information between the two countries. It would also enhance operational efficiency of the defence platforms of the United States that are being operated in India.

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