Browne to hold talks with US military leaders

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 21 July 2013, 10:49 PM

Seeking to strengthen defence ties between the two countries, IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal N A K Browne is on a four-day visit to the US.

The IAF Chief is visiting the US on the invitation of his American counterpart General Mark A Welsh and will also take the delivery of 2nd C-17 heavylift transport aircraft for the Air Force, IAF said in a statement on Sunday.

During the visit, Browne, is scheduled to hold talks with senior military leadership of that country including American Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen Martin E Dempsey and Gen Herbert J "Hawk" Carlisle, Commander Pacific Air Forces.

IAF chief is likely to discuss a wide range of bilateral issues on the ongoing defence cooperation between the two countries towards strengthening the growing US-India Security and Defence relationship, the statement added.

Browne would tomorrow also be accepting the delivery of the second C-17 Globemaster III.

He is also scheduled to visit US Cyber Command at Fort Meade and US Space Command located at Peterson Air Force base in Colorado.

Browne graduated from Air Command and Staff College, Alabama in 1987.

First Published: Sunday, July 21, 2013 07:23 PM
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