31 Jul '18, 9pm

India to end defence reliance on Russia: Report

India to end defence reliance on Russia: Report 14 Apr, 2018 SHARES NEW DELHI - As Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes ahead with his military modernization process with a targeted $250 billion spend over 10 years till 2025, India has widened the scope of its arms purchases to include equipment from the US. In the last two years, the US has emerged as India’s top defense supplier. Since 2007, the US has won defense orders from India worth $17 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. READ MORE: 2019 elections in India would be "Islam Vs Bhagwan" and "Pakistan Vs India": BJP leader India is reducing its dependence on Russia for critical defense programs, with the joint venture BrahMos missile set to be guided by a locally-developed target tracking device in the next year. Defense scientists have developed a new indigenous system that identifies missile targets to re...

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