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The US just cut a deal with a major ally that will put China's submarines in their crosshairs

Posted On: Sep 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The US just cut a deal with a major ally that will put China's submarines in their crosshairs

The US and India strengthened ties this month by signing COMCASA, a major communications agreement.
It will allow the two sides to share secure information and will help military operations, such as sub-hunting expeditions.
But hurdles remain for India, which has been working to increase the size and sophistication of its military.
The US and India have grown closer over the past decade, and they took another major step forward this month with the signing of a communications agreement that will improve their ability to coordinate military operations - like hunting down submarines.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with their Indian counterparts, Nirmala Sitharaman and Sushma Swaraj, respectively, on September 6 for the long-delayed inaugural 2+2 ministerial dialogue. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: The wreckage of a World War II-era US warship that the Navy called the worst disaster at sea has been discovered See Also: US...

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