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EFSAS Study Paper: India and the United States as Strategic Partners


As many of the concerns regarding China have centered on technology capacities, technology has emerged as a key sector of cooperation for India and the US. This continues a broader trend of technology cooperation between both countries that has resulted in the US emerging as an increasingly important defense supplier to the Indian armed forces. For India, this marks a significant recalibration of an arms diplomacy approach that has historically favored Soviet and Russian legacy equipment. Technology cooperation and associated arms and technology transfers have consequently emerged as one of the most central components of the contemporary relations between New Delhi and Washington.