India to purchase Guardian Drones from US to counter China

Vastavam web: India is taking rapid decisions to protect its overnight and its mother land from other nations. As a part of it, India is taking steps to control China as an emerging force in Asia-Pacific region. Indian Navy is mulling to buy at least 22 Sea Guardian remotely-piloted vehicles from the United States. Reports said on Monday that the sale of Guardian Drones to India is also the top priority of the US Secretary of Defence, James Mattis, who will be arriving here on Monday. The USD 2-billion deal for the sale of Guardian Drones, if sealed, could see the Indian Navy acquire the world’s most advanced maritime reconnaissance drone.The United States administration led by President Donald Trump had in August approved the sale of 22 Guardian drones to India, as per reports.