With general elections expected before May, corruption scandals over high-profile defense deals, and a deflated rupee, Indian Defense Minister A.K. Antony, who has cultivated an image of integrity, has taken a go-slow approach on vitally needed military equipment projects. The slowdown has taken hold as India is expected to spend approximately $100 billion on military modernization in the next 10 years, as a hedge against neighboring rivals China and Pakistan. Defense officials are ...

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