Japan may allow exports of defence equipment to international organisations such as those involved in UN peacekeeping operations on condition they do not take sides in conflicts, Kyodo News reported on Tuesday.
India is looking to strengthen its military with upcoming defence deals with the US. The four major deals are said to be worth almost around $5 billion.
CBI has filed a chargesheet against arms dealer Abhishek Verma, his wife and others for allegedly taking money from a Swiss company.
In an indication of positive trajectory of the bilateral ties, the US has issued a waiver for sale of major defence equipment to Pakistan.
India spent around Rs two lakh crore for procuring defence equipment for its armed forces in the last three years, the Rajya Sabha was informed day.
Defence Ministry approved a plan for development of capabilities and effected a major change in offset policy by including transfer-of-technology.
India spent over Rs 4,42,000 crore in the last ten years on procuring defence equipment for the armed forces from both foreign and Indian players.
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