Abe to seal deal to produce US-2 in India during state visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to sign a deal for the US-2 amphibious aircraft with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his upcoming state visit to India.

ShinMaywa US-2 at Atsugi
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Economic Times says India will produce the plane locally to satisfy local orders from the military as well as to export the aircraft.

The discussions were given a boost when both Abe and Mobi met at Kuala Lumpur recently and both men jointly agreed to take the initiative forward.

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