In India, explained the rejection of Russian weapons in favor of American
India in the supply of arms cooperates with the United States because of the difficulties that occur in the military-technical cooperation with Russia, reported The Times of India sources in the Indian government.
“India has consciously diversified its arms imports because of the tendency of Russia to adhere to delivery schedules, the propensity to increase spending in the middle of the process of execution of the contract, obstacles to technology transfer and to unreliable supplies of spare parts”, — writes the edition.
It is also noted that India still needs the cooperation with Russia, especially in modern strategic projects, in particular nuclear submarines. Delhi also need Moscow’s help in maintenance of already existing models of Soviet and Russian weapons.
The publication notes that India has probably abandoned the program FGFA (Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft), involving the creation on the basis of the su-57 India’s first fifth generation fighter.
Another source said that at present, Moscow and new Delhi at the government level to discuss the mechanisms of sanctions Washington imposed on Russian enterprises of the defense industry.