UK Expands Military Engagements in Indo-Pacific via Logistics Pact with India

  • The UK leverages a logistics agreement with India to boost military engagements, particularly in the maritime domain. 
  • The agreement enables joint training, exercises, port visits, and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations between the two nations’ armed forces. 
  • The logistics pact has boosted engagements between the UK and Indian armed forces, facilitating longer deployments in the region. 
  • The agreement strengthens interoperability, with Royal Navy ships receiving prompt spare parts from Indian shipyards during deployments. 
  • The agreement extends beyond maritime engagements, benefiting Royal Air Force flights with logistics halts in India. 
  • The collaboration underscores a broader trend of enhanced military cooperation, as evidenced by similar agreements signed by India with other nations.
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