Indo-US joint working group visits Goa naval base

ANI | Updated: Nov 01, 2017 08:54 IST

Indo-US joint working group visits Goa naval base .

New Delhi [India], Nov . 1 (ANI): The fourth Indo-U .S . Joint Working Group on Aircraft Carrier Technology Cooperation (JWGACTC), comprising of seven Indian officials and fourteen U .S . delegates, visited Goa from October 29 to 31 .

The U .S . delegation was led by Rear Admiral Brian Antonio, Program Executive Officer, Aircraft Carriers .

Periodic meetings are being held between the two countries for information exchange in the field of Aircraft Carrier technology under the ambit of Indo-U .S . Defence Technology and Trade Initiative ( DTTI) .

Three such meetings have been held so far, two in the U .S . and one in India .

The joint group visited the premier Naval Air Station Hansa and witnessed the flying facilities, including a demonstration of the Mig 29K fighter aircraft operations .

The delegation was also taken for a 'Day at Sea' off Goa onboard Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya on October 31 .

A reception was hosted in honour of the delegation at Goa Naval Area Mess by Rear Admiral Puneet K Bahl, VSM, the Flag Officer Commanding Goa Naval Area, wherein the delegation interacted with the senior naval officials of the Goa Naval Area .(ANI)