The meeting was held ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) between India and Russia. Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, the three-day visit to Russia.
1.’Indra Naval Exercises’ scheduled to be conducted by the Indian and Russian Navies off the Straits of Malacca over the next two days.
2. India and Russian Defence Minister Discuss on ‘Make in India’ Program of Defence.
3. They also focus on the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat’.
4.A most important discussion on the Indo-Russian Joint Venture for manufacturing AK-47 203 rifles in India.
What is the Joint venture?
1.Production of raifles in Korwa Ordnance factory in Uttar Pradesh by Ordnance Factory Board.
2.AK-47 203 assault rifles are considered to be one of the most modern weapons available for infantry forces.
3.SCO meet, also attend the gatherings of Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries.
4.Also a part of 75the Anniversary of Victory Day of the Russian Federation.