The gap with India is not widening but a closing one in defence: Brigadier Gavin Thompson
UK is looking at India with new vigor in aligning with the interest of India especially in the defence cooperation. Offering India an equal collaborative opportunities for the futuristic 6th generation fighter jets program- the Tempest – to the 65,000 -tonne HMS Queen Elizabeth Electric Propulsion super carrier, UK is unfolding its defence partnership with India. In an exclusive interaction with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha, Defence Adviser( Ministry of Defence), British High Commission, Brigadier Gavin Thompson talks about the deepening defence cooperation with India. Brigadier Gavin Thompson, commanded the 1st Royal Tank Regiment Battlegroup in Iraq in 2009 for which he was awarded the Queen’s Commendation.