Indo-US joint working group visits Goa naval area

ANI | Updated: Nov 01, 2017 02:00 IST

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)

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