The Indian defense establishment has already deployed at least five U.S. platforms to the LAC – C-17 Globemaster III for military transport, Boeing Chinook CH-47 as a heavy helicopter, Boeings Apache as a tank killer, P-8I Poseidon for reconnaissance inside the country and Lockheed Martin`s C-130J for the airlift forces. In 2002, after 15 years of negotiations, the United States and India concluded the first of these agreements, the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA). . . .