An F/A-18 Super Hornet prepares to land on the deck of the USS Eisenhower off the coast of Virginia in December, 2015 in the Atlantic Ocean. US Defence Secretary Ash Carter visited the carrier with India's Minister of Defence Manohar Parrikar to demonstrate US Navy aircraft carrier flight operations. Photo: AFP

Eye on China: the new defence pact that allows the US to use India’s land, air and naval bases

The logistics agreement does not allow for basing of US troops in India

An F/A-18 Super Hornet prepares to land on the deck of the USS Eisenhower off the coast of Virginia in December, 2015 in the Atlantic Ocean. US Defence Secretary Ash Carter visited the carrier with India's Minister of Defence Manohar Parrikar to demonstrate US Navy aircraft carrier flight operations. Photo: AFP
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