15th India-Israel Joint Working Group
Part of: Prelims and Mains GS-II: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
Context: India-Israel Joint Working Group (JWG) on Bilateral Defence Cooperation has agreed to form a Task Force to formulate a comprehensive Ten-Year Roadmap to identify new areas of cooperation.
- Reviewed the progress made in Military to Military engagements including exercises and industry cooperation.
- Appraised on the progress made by the Sub Working Groups (SWG) on Defence Procurement & Production and Research & Development.
- It was also decided to form a SWG on Defence Industry Cooperation – would enable efficient utilisation of bilateral resources, effective flow of technologies and sharing industrial capabilities
About India-Israel Joint Working Group (JWG): The JWG is the apex body between the Ministry of Defence of India and Israel’s Ministry of Defence to comprehensively review and guide all aspects of Bilateral Defence Cooperation.
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