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General Atomics starts project in India on AI, drones and semiconductors

Published on February 03, 2023
Current context: The US-based company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has started three important projects in India in the areas of AI, drones, and semiconductors following the launch of a joint US-India initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET).
General Atomics starts project in India on AI, drones and semiconductors
  • The first meeting of iCET was hosted by the US-India Business Council and attended by senior US and Indian officials, including US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.
  • GA-ASI has formed partnerships with Bharat Forge Limited, an Indian forging company, for aerostructure manufacturing, 114ai, an Indian AI company, for next-gen AI technologies, and 3rdiTech, an Indian start-up and winner of the Innovations For Defence Excellence program of the Ministry of Defence, for semiconductors.
  • Additionally, the US Semiconductor Industry Association and the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association have formed a private-sector task force to strengthen collaboration in the global semiconductor ecosystem.
  • The task force, comprised of stakeholders from both countries, aims to develop a readiness assessment to explore near-term industrial prospects and support the long-term development of complementary semiconductor ecosystems.
  • The task force will also identify opportunities for workforce development, R&D, advanced packaging, and exchange and recommend to the Department of Commerce and the India Semiconductor Mission to enhance India's position in the global semiconductor value chain


Q.1 Which of the following is not a project started by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) in India following the establishment of the India-US initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET)?
a. Partnership with Bharat Forge Limited in the field of aerostructure manufacturing
b. Partnership with 114ai to create next-gen AI technologies
c. Partnership with the Indian start-up 3rdiTech in the field of semiconductors
d. Partnership with a sports company to promote physical fitness

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