NEW DELHI — A cut in India’s defense budget will not halt the acquisition programs of the Indian air force (IAF), Defense Minister A.K. Antony says. “The government is committed to the modernization of the IAF and funds are not a problem to ensure that it remains at the forefront of technology,” Antony says. Sluggish growth in the Indian economy in recent years has had a cascading effect on the country’s military; the government was forced to trim the defense budget in the last ...


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