The visit to Israel by Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman COSC & Chief of
the Naval Staff from June 12 to 15 is in continuation of such high level
defence exchanges between the two countries. Both armed forces and defence
ministry have been cooperating through the medium of staff talks, Joint working
groups and exchange of high level visits
During his visit to Israel, Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman COSC and Chief of
Naval staff is scheduled to hold bilateral discussions with Lt Gen Gadi
Eisenkot, Chief of the General Staff, Israeli Defence Force, to explore avenues
for greater cooperation between the two Armed Forces.
He is also scheduled to meet the Commander-in-Chief of Israeli Navy,
Commander of Israeli Air Force, Commander of Israeli Ground Forces and other
MoD officials. In addition, the Admiral will be visiting Haifa Naval Base and
other Israeli Air Force and Army establishments.
The visit by Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman COSC & CNS will further
consolidate the Armed Forces Cooperation between the two countries.
India Isarael defence relations date back to 1950 when the country formally
recognised the regime.Defence cooperation between the two countries is the main
pillar of bilateral engagement between the two nations. A defense relation between the two countries
has matured into one of mutual trust and confidence. India has been importing
critical defense technologies from Israel.