RUSI NewsbriefVOLUME 35ISSUE 3members only

The New Dimension to Indo–Israeli Defence Ties

Despite strengthening defence co-operation with Israel, the Indian government’s emphasis on the issue of technology transfer reflects a longer-term ambition to promote local defence production

After many years of quiet contact, it appears to be becoming less taboo to talk openly about the growing defence ties between India and Israel. In March 2015, the Israeli ambassador to India, Daniel Carmon, announced that he was ‘not shy or ashamed’ to speak of the expanding relationship. This came after the thumping victory in India last May of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ushered in a new level of engagement with

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