Vietnam’s Defence Minister Gen Ngo Xuan Lich is likely to hold talks on the possible sale of India’s indigenously-developed BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile during his four-day visit to New Delhi next month.
Defence sources told PTI that Gen Lich will arrive on December 3 and will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar and one of the issue that is likely to come up for discussion is the possible sale of BrahMos missiles.
Vietnam had shown interest in the cruise missile based on its territorial dispute with China. India has in principle agreed to sell the missiles to them but negotiations are still on, PTI reports. Russia, which is a partner of India in development of BrahMos missiles has agreed with the deal.
Other issues that are likely to come up include the much delayed project to train Vietnamese pilots on the Su 30, sources said.
india's Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday has commissioned the third indigenously designed guided missile destroyer ‘INS Chennai that is armed with supersonic surface-to-surface BrahMos missiles and Barak-8 long range surface-to-air missiles. Built at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd in Mumbai, the ships construction also marks the end of the Project 15A to build Kolkata-class guided missile destroyers,
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Vietnam Peoples Air Force (VPAF) has plans to set up a new division dedicated to supersonic fighter pilot training. Plans are afoot to purchase trainer jet aircraft for the purpose such as the Yak-152 combt-trainer and the Yak-130 basic trainer
India has held many discussions to sell its indigenously developed surface-to-air Akash missile and supersonic Bramhos missile to Vietnam. India and Vietnam share a strategic partnership
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