UK defence trade group ADS to close Indian operations

28 February 2018

Key Points

  • ADS plans to shut its Indian office as part of new in-country strategies to support UK exports
  • The trade group aims to boost defence business by focusing on co-operation with Indian industry advocacy organisations

UK defence trade group ADS has confirmed plans to shut its office in India, but has reiterated its view of the country as a priority defence market.

A media spokesperson for ADS told Jane’s in a 27 February email that the trading group, which represents more than 1,000 UK-registered businesses, will soon close its office in Bangalore and its representation in New Delhi. ADS established its Indian operations in 2009.

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