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'F-16 deal with Pakistan will affect aspects of Indo-US ties'

The United States' decision to sell eight nuclear-capable F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan would affect "some aspects" of Indo-US relationship, a top American military commander has said, amid India's strong protest over the deal.

India, US talks to focus on deepening defence cooperation

Visiting Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence Secretary Ash Carter are holding talks here Thursday focusing on strengthening and deepening defence cooperation under the US-India strategic partnership.

Parrikar becomes first Indian defence minister to visit PACOM

The US Pacific Command in a statement described Parrikar's visit as a "milestone" event. 

US, Philippines hold talks on boosting military capacity: Spokesman

America`s Pacific commander held talks with the Philippine military on Wednesday on ways to strengthen US capacity in the region to deter conflict and maintain freedom of navigation, a Filipino spokesman said.

US plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamation

The United States plans to increase the number of military and humanitarian drills it conducts in the Asia-Pacific as part of a new strategy to counter China`s rapid expansion in the South China Sea, the Philippine military said on Wednesday.

American delegation in Delhi to talk defence

Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit here next month, an American delegation arrived on Monday for talks on defence technology transfer and joint production.

US, Japan hold senior defence talks; China a focus

Region security was the top priority when seniormost US military commander in the Pacific hosted Japan`s most senior uniformed officer.