India-US to sign the BECA pact during 2+2 Dialogue: All you need to know

India-US to sign the BECA pact during 2+2 Dialogue: All you need to know




The Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Foreign Minister  Shri Jay Shankar will hold 2+2 dialogue with their United States partners mark and Mike Pompeo. The dialogue is to be held between October 26, 2020, and October 27 2020. 

During the discourse, India and the US will sign the fourth and last basic military agreement called BECA. BECA is fundamental trade and collaboration understanding for Geospatial participation. 

Aside from this, the nations will likewise sin 3 billion USD worth arrangements. This incorporates six Apache assault Helicopter and Romeo Naval helicopters. With this, the all-out estimation of Indian safeguard manages the United States will become 21 billion USD since 2007. 

Background 

India has just consented to the accompanying arrangements with the United States 

  • GSOMIA in 2002 
  • LEMOA in 2016 
  • COMCASA in 2018 

BECA 

This arrangement will permit India to utilize the Geo-spatial guides of the United States. This is a significant forerunner to gain the furnished automated flying vehicles from the US. One such UAV is Predator-B. 

GSOMIA 

It is the General Security of Military Information Agreement. It was marked in 2002. It permits the military of the nations to share knowledge assembled by them. It gives a Framework to trade and security of military data between the nations. 

LEMOA

It is Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement. It permits the nations to access each other military offices. This incorporates refueling and renewal. It was marked in 2016. Under this arrangement, in October 2020, the US airplane refueled at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands unexpectedly. The P8 Poseidon airplane of the United States land and Port Blair in totally outfitted situation for coordinations and refueling support. 

COMCASA 

It is Communications and Information Security Memorandum of Agreement. It is legitimate for a very long time. It plans to move profoundly delicate correspondence security gear from USA to India. This will help in smoothing out the interoperability between the military of the nations.

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