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Sergei Shoigu with an official visit to India: what can be discussed by partners

This morning 21 Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu hosted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On the same day, the head of the Russian defense department holds talks with his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar.

The Economic Times writes that one of the topics of negotiations between Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Manohar Parrikar will be the issue of joint production of a fifth generation fighter jet (FGFA) and Brahmos missiles. At the same time, it is assumed that the parties will discuss the proposal of Russian President Vladimir Putin on the production of military helicopters by Kamov OJSC in India. Another important topic, according to the publication, may be the question of the possible leasing of the second nuclear submarine from Russia.

Earlier in EastRussia it was reported that India and Russia began negotiations on the lease of the nuclear submarine To 322 "Sperm Whale" of the project 971 "Pike-B" for a period of 10 years. The ship can be delivered to the customer already in 2018 year under condition of signing the contract before the end of this year.

In the second half of the day, Sergei Shoigu will attend the 14 meeting of the Russian-Indian intergovernmental commission for military-technical cooperation, following which a number of documents will be signed, the official spokesman for the defense ministry said.

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