Islamabad - The Pakistan-US Security Assistance Working Group (SAWG) has agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation and decided to ensure that Pakistan gets its US military hardware supplies within stipulated timeframe. The group that concluded its assessment over the consecutive days here also mulled over various proposals seeking to meet Pakistans future security needs. Informed sources revealed that during the 3-day meeting Pakistan and the U.S. reviewed the status of military equipment deliverance to Pakistan. Both sides noted the steady improvement in the efficiency of their cooperation, allowing for more rapid delivery of necessary items, including the P-3C aircraft and upcoming deliverances such as F-16 fighter aircraft, which are scheduled to arrive this June, as well as Cobra helicopter spares and an Oliver Hazard Perry Class Frigate. According to the well-placed Defence and Diplomatic Sources, both sides signed the minutes of the meeting and agreed to a follow-up SAWG meeting to be held in Washington in October. The Pakistan-U.S. Security Assistance Working Group (SAWG) discussed cooperation in defence in a meeting held from 5 to 7 May 2010 in the Ministry of Defense Production. The meeting was co-chaired by Additional Secretary, Ministry of Defense Production Major General Nasir Mahmood, Ms. Jeanne Lynn Farmer, Deputy Director, U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) and Mr. Thomas Countryman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State. The American delegation consisted of 22 members including Vice Admiral LeFever, Chief, Office of the Defence Representative-Pakistan at the U.S. Embassy while the Pakistan side was represented by Ministry of Defence Production, Directorate General Defence Purchase and Services Headquarters. Major General Nasir Mahmood gave a comprehensive briefing on the progress made since the last SAWG meeting, held in Washington D.C. in October 2009. Major General Nasir highlighted the future defence equipment requirements of the Armed Forces of Pakistan and how U.S. Foreign Military Financing and Foreign Military Sales programmes could be effectively used to meet these requirements. Ms. Jeanne Lynn Farmer, Deputy Director, U.S. Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), in her opening remarks briefed the SAWG on the achievements made since the last meeting and emphasized the great progress made between the U.S. and Pakistan in addressing Pakistans defence needs. Mr. Thomas Countryman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs, U.S. State Department noted with great respect the extraordinary efforts of the Pakistani Military and Government against violent extremist organizations, and pledged to do the utmost to continue to ensure that Pakistans Armed Forces have the equipment they need in this War on Terror. He commented on the expanded bi-lateral relationship and the success of the Pakistan-U.S. Strategic Dialogue held in Washington in March. He also highlighted the U.S. Governments commitment to a wide range of assistance including economic, energy, communication and education to meet the challenges of terrorism and extremism. Vice Admiral LeFever, commented on the positive growth of the Pakistan-U.S. military to military relationship during his tenure and discussed the way ahead to ensure continued cooperation.