A member of India’s military hangs from a helicopter rappel rope while performing an operation demonstration earlier this month. Photo: Bloomberg

India lines up US$2.6 billion naval helicopter deal ahead of Trump trip

  • India’s defence purchases from the US have reached US$17 billion since 2007 as it has pivoted away from traditional supplier Russia
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is look to modernise the country’s military and narrow the gap with China
Topic |   India
A member of India’s military hangs from a helicopter rappel rope while performing an operation demonstration earlier this month. Photo: Bloomberg
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