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10:46 AM, December 10, 2015

Indian Institute of Science has bagged a research and development contract on Solar Powered Micro-grid by US military.

The contract worth US $52,900 was awarded by US Pacific Air Forces, Yokota Air Base in Japan to develop solar powered micro-grid and super capacitor energy storage system, Hindustan Times news daily reported Thursday.

The announcement of the contract comes on the eve of the meeting between defense minister Manohar Parrikar and US defense secretary Ashton Carter at the Pentagon on Thursday.

Parrikar is on his maiden visit to the US to discuss ways to deepen the long term strategic partnership between the two countries.