Q. The terms “LEMOA & BECA” are often seen in news are related to?
Explanation: India has signed four foundational defence agreement of USA.
- General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) in 2002 on military information exchange.
- Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) in 2016 to use each other’s military base.
- Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) in 2018 for interoperability between the two militaries and sale of high-end technology to India.
- Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) in 2020 to share high-end military technology, logistics and geospatial maps.