Agreement On Reciprocal Logistics Support Drishti Ias

Background: India and Russia enter into a defence agreement that simplifies interoperability and allows military platforms to obtain support and deliveries through bases in both countries – Mutual Logistics Assistance Agreement (ARLS). Logistics agreements are administrative arrangements that facilitate access to military fuel exchange facilities and arrangements for mutual agreement when the Indian army operates abroad. It is an agreement that will allow access to India and Russia, military installations on the other for deliveries and fuel, the extension of logistical support and the operational shift of the Indian army. India and Russia are expected to conclude a reciprocal logistics agreement and review the creation of joint ventures for the manufacture of spare parts for Russian defence platforms in India during Defense Minister Rajnath Singh`s visit to Moscow from November 5-7, official sources said. #IASprilims2020 #UPSCIASexam #IASToppersCurrentAffairsForIASPrilims2020 An industrial delegation of 50 people is accompanying Mr. Singh to Russia, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) said in a statement. “The aim of the delegation is to explore under `Make in India` opportunities for joint manufacture of spare parts and components with Russian first equipment equipment manufacturers (OEMs). www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/bear-hug-on-india-strengthening-relations-with-russia/article29355066.ece What is a Mutual Logistics Support Agreement (ARLS)? Moscow sent a draft ARLS early last year, and discussions have been ongoing ever since. Previously, it was expected to be signed at the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin in September on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum (FED) in Vladivostok, but it was selected.

What is the difference between India`s “Look East” policy and India`s “Act East”? #SuccessHattrick: 83 IASToppers Questions in UPSC CSE Prelims 2019 For Prelims and Hands: Key Features, Needs and Importance of ARLS. www.iastoppers.com/successhattrick-83-questions-ia…/ “The Mutual Logistics Support Agreement (ARLS) should be signed,” he said from a diplomatic source. The two countries around the EDF, which focused on energy cooperation in Russia`s Far East, were the subject of a wave of high-level visits. Following the forum, Oil and Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visited Russia and Japan from 22 to 26 October and discussed “possible areas of cooperation in other sectors such as coking coal and shipping routes”. Mr. Singh will co-chair the 19th India-Russia Interfaito Commission for Military and Military Cooperation with his Russian counterpart, General Sergei Cho├»gou.