The decision in this regard comes after a recent Indian request to buy equipment for C-17 follow-on support, to include spares and repair parts, support equipment, and personnel training and training equipment among others.
Pompeo said under President Donald Trump, the US has taken defence cooperation to newer heights, solidified their common vision for the Indo-Pacific and taken a far tougher stand on Pakistan's unacceptable support for terrorism.
Over the last two years, US put pressure on India by increasing tariffs on products like steel and aluminium,as well as removing the country from its Generalized System of Preferences, which allowed Indian businesses certain trade benefits.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis are headed to India for the 2+2 talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday.
If passed by the US Congress and signed into a law, the United States-India Enhanced Cooperation Act would ensure that it treats India as a "Major Defence Partner" when it considers approval of defence sales to India.
During a Congressional hearing, Principal deputy assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia, Alice Wells said that the US is looking forward to the "two-plus-two" dialogue with India in New Delhi in September.
Alyssa Ayres, who served in the South and Central Asia Bureau of the State Department, made the remarks last week in New York during the launch of her latest book 'Our Time Has Come: How India is Making Its Place in the World'.