Russia and India Will Continue Military-Technical Cooperation
Russia and India have extended their bilateral program of military-technical cooperation until 2031.
During the visit of the Russian President to India on December 6, in particular, an agreement was signed on the production by Indian enterprises of Russian-designed offensive small arms. In particular, 600,000 AK-203s Kalashnikov assault rifles will be produced in India.
Russia and India are planning long-term cooperation in the field of coal mining, shipbuilding, fertilizers, steel and in the training of skilled labor.
Both sides have shown interest in mutual investments in the production and processing of oil and gas. The prospects for cooperation in the Indian Ocean were also discussed.
On the eve of negotiations between President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Russian side announced that the existing agreement on the supply of S-400 air defense missile systems to India will remain in force.