France Emerging as Third Pole In Defence Co-Operation with India

France Emerging as Third Pole In Defence Co-Operation with India    The visit of French Minister of Defence Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian to India from 25-27 July, 2013 underlines emergence of France as the third pole of defence cooperation with India. While in larger engagements, Russia and the US precede France, in defence technical cooperation France comes third after Russia and Israel with multifarious defence deals including the Scorpene, upgradation of Mirage 2000 and the upcoming Rafale MMRCA contract.Expansion of relations is also evident with the visit of the French President to India recently and New Delhi pledging aid and assistance to Mali, reportedly based on request by Paris where they are involved in peace and stability operations. That India’s present foreign ...
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