This agreement would facilitate the exchange of geoinformation between India and the United States for military and civilian purposes. • The BECA agreement will also help reduce India`s military division with China in the wake of tensions on the India-China border. India and China have been in a border situation since April-May after the Chinese People`s Liberation Army invaded several areas of Indian territory. • Most of the information exchanged is unclassified and is shared in digital or printed form. The BECA agreement also includes the provision of disclosure of classified information with appropriate safeguards to ensure that it is not disclosed to third parties. .