Economy US offers India armed version of Guardian drone Updated : July 18, 2018 09:33 PM IST If the deal comes to fruition, it would be the first time Washington has sold a large armed drone to a country outside the NATO alliance. It would also be the first high-tech unmanned aircraft in the region, where tensions between India and Pakistan run high. The drones were on the agenda at a canceled meeting between Indian and the US ministers of state and defense that was set for July, the sources said. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.