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Light at end of India’s long M777 tunnel

28th November 2016 - 16:31 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi


The governments of India and the US have finally agreed on a Foreign Military Sale of 145 M777 ultra-lightweight howitzers for the Indian Army, the deal valued at $752 million. 

A letter of agreement and acceptance was signed at the 15th US-India Military Cooperation Group, a defence cooperation forum between India’s Integrated Defence Staff and US Pacific Command in Delhi on 30 November.

A contract will be signed soon with the US Department of Defense.

It will include warranty, spare parts, support and test equipment, documentation, maintenance, personnel training and training equipment, technical assistance from government and contractor representatives, and

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Neelam Mathews


Neelam Mathews

Neelam Mathews was born in India and completed her education in London.

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