Assessing India’s rotary wing programmes and requirements

Andrew Elwell

Credit: Richard de Silva Already the world’s largest arms importer, India plans to continue its vast investment by spending around $100 billion on upgrading its military hardware and infrastructure over the next decade. According to the SIPRI Arms Transfers Database, India was the largest arms importer for the period 2008-2012. India accounted for 12% of world deliveries, which is double that of China who followed behind in second place in the table of global importers. India is a...
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