Lloyd Austin

28th United States Secretary of Defense

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Lloyd Austin: 28th United States Secretary of Defense
Lloyd James Austin III is an American retired United States Army four-star general serving as the 28th United States secretary of defense since January 22, 2021. He is the first African American to serve as the United States secretary of defense. Austin previously served as the 12th commander of United States Central Command (CENTCOM) from 2013 to 2016.


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Defence minister Rajnath Singh speaks to US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin

The developments in Afghanistan, ways to combat terrorism and issues pertaining to bilateral defence cooperation figured prominently during a telephonic conversation between Defence minister Rajnath..
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US recognises India is important part of conversation on Afghanistan: Jaishankar

Jaishankar, who is in the US on an official trip, said the situation in Afghanistan, from where the US is in the process of withdrawing its troops, was discussed during his meetings with Defence..
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S Jaishankar to meet US defence secretary Lloyd Austin on Friday

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Covid-19: Pentagon working on war footing to begin delivery of supplies to India within next few days

Over the weekend, defense secretary Lloyd Austin said he is working closely with other US agencies to rapidly deploy oxygen-related equipment, rapid testing kits, personal protective equipment, and..
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Rajnath Singh-Lloyd Austin meet: China's action at LAC, Pakistan discussed

Both sides spoke on "free and open Indo-Pacific", a term increasingly in usage amid the Chinese aggressive actions in the region.
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DNA Special: Senator Robert Menendez's letter to US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin exposes propaganda against India

Lloyd Austin is on a three-day visit to India. Austin is the first-ever US defense secretary to include India on his maiden foreign trip.
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'Security, stability in Indo-Pacific vital:' US defence secretary Austin

Ensuring security and stability in the critical Indo-Pacific region, with more bilateral as well as multilateral collaboration in the face of a belligerent China, is on top of the India-US agenda..
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US Def Secretary scheduled to begin India visit Friday; focus on expansion of strategic ties

Ways to further strengthen India-US strategic ties, boosting cooperation in the Indo-Pacific in the face of growing Chinese assertiveness and the Afghan peace process are expected to be the key focus..
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US defence secretary Lloyd Austin and Rajnath Singh to discuss ways to operationalise major defence partnership: Pentagon

The two countries have also inked key defence and security pacts over the past few years, including the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) in 2016 that allows their militaries use each..
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US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on India visit from March 19

This is the first in-person visit of any Biden admin minister to India and comes just two months after the new US President took charge.
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In Biden-era first, US defence secretary set to visit India this month

In the first such top-level visit after the Biden administration took charge in Washington in January, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J Austin will be in India later this month to discuss measures to..
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US secretary of defence to visit India this month to discuss bilateral military ties

The US secretary of defence Lloyd J Austin will be in India later this month to discuss measures to further strengthen bilateral defence cooperation. Austinโ€™s visit to India, as part of his tour of a..
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Pledge to boost defence ties as Biden admin dials Delhi

The new Biden administration has started making its first contact with Indian counterparts. On Wednesday. National security adviser Ajit Doval spoke to his counterpart Jake Sullivan and defence..
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