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Defense News: India Asks US Govt for 22 General Atomics-Built Predator UAVs

Defense News: India Asks US Govt for 22 General Atomics-Built Predator UAVs - top government contractors - best government contracting event

PredatorIndia has requested to acquire a batch of General Atomics-built Predator unmanned aerial vehicles through a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Monday.

Vivek Raghuvanshi writes Indian government sent a letter of request to the U.S. on June 17 to procure 22 Predator UAVs in support of the former country's naval forces.

The Indian navy plans to use the drones to support maritime surveillance efforts over the Indian Ocean, according to the report.

The U.S. and India have begun to consider the technology transfer for India's proposed aircraft carrier and engine technology sharing under the Defense Trade and Technology Initiative that seeks to support the Make In India program through joint projects between the two countries, Raghuvanshi reports.

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