A two-day meeting of the 15th India-US Military Cooperation Group (MCG) began here today. India-US MCG is a forum established to progress Defence Cooperation between HQ Integrated Defence Staff and US Pacific Command at the strategic and operational levels.
The meeting commenced with the US Co-Chair Lt Gen David H Berger, Commander US Marine Corps Forces, Pacific calling on Lt Gen Satish Dua, CISC, HQ IDS. The MCG meeting is Co-Chaired by Air Marshal AS Bhonsle DCIDS (Ops), HQ IDS.
A 26 member delegation from the US Defence Forces and several Officers from the three Services HQ and HQ IDS representing the Indian side are attending the bilateral event.