First Ever Indian Pm Go To To Israel Amid Booming Defense Ties

“The meaning of the recent deal is that now the Indian armed forces have chosen this air defense system for the three services,” said IAI’s Alfassi.
“India is IAI’s most important arms market.
Yet, the huge arms deals of earlier this year show that defense remains a vitally important component of the relationship.
Eli Alfassi, IAI’s executive vice president for marketing, in a telephone interview with CNBC emphasized the breadth of the ties.
Israeli arms exports to India, as to most other countries, were “threat-driven”, Daniel Flesch at consulting firm Avascent, told CNBC.

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