India and US Hold 19th Military Cooperation Meeting

Issue: 03-2022Photo(s): By PIB

The 19th edition of India-US Military Cooperation Group (MCG) meeting was held in Agra, on March 1-2, 2022. The meeting was co-chaired by Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) Air Marshal B.R. Krishna from the Indian side and Deputy Commander, US Indo-Pacific Command Lt General Stephen D. Sklenka from the US side. The discussions focussed on strengthening the ongoing defence engagements between the two sides and mulled on new initiatives under the ambit of existing cooperation mechanism. The India-US MCG is a forum established to progress defence cooperation between the countries through regular talks at the strategic and operational levels between Headquarters, Integrated Defence Staff and the US Indo-Pacific Command.