Indian Army T-90 (Bhishma) tanks feature in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, on January 26, 2019. India is a lucrative market for arms vendors such as the US and Russia. Photo: Bloomberg

Russia and US jostle for arms sales to India after tensions with China over border

  • India is a top buyer of foreign weapons on the international market and Russia has been its main supplier since the Soviet era
  • The June 15 clash between China and India in the contested Galwan Valley lends an urgency to New Delhi’s arms programme
Topic |   China-India border dispute
Indian Army T-90 (Bhishma) tanks feature in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, on January 26, 2019. India is a lucrative market for arms vendors such as the US and Russia. Photo: Bloomberg
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