Cheeky! United States is not for the sale of arms to both India and Pakistan feel embarrassed

United States 24 Wall Street Journal reported that the Obama administration is rapidly expanding in India and Pakistan, the intensity of weapons transfers. The United States has signed with India for several billions of dollars in arms trade. Obama Government has always regarded India as a counterbalance to China a strong partner, for working with India's total exports and communication of new security agreements to negotiate and think that American companies to sell more weapons to India and advanced high-tech equipment to facilitate.

Reported that the two countries since India and Pakistan in 2008 after the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, the first peace talks. Although the United States hope to maintain neutrality between India and Pakistan, but they never shy away from military business in the region. In response, U.S. officials said it would promote relations between countries, and the U.S. arms companies to create new opportunities. At present, the United States has with India, set a multi-billion dollar arms deal in the next five years, will spend 50 billion U.S. dollars to make the modernization of the Indian army.

Reported that India is one of the world's major arms-importing countries, covering the purchase of warships, warplanes, tanks and other weapons. To the March 31 deadline for this fiscal year, India's defense budget is 300 billion U.S. dollars, more than five years ago, an increase of 70%. The country is their armed forces in order to prepare for a variety of potential threats, including the conflict with Pakistan. More recently, India and China's territorial sovereignty and border tensions have also been intensified.

Deloitte & Touche, aerospace and defense industry, Vice-Chairman Tom opened Vladimir Putin said, "in 2010 and 2011, India will become the world's arms manufacturers are looking for foreign military sales of the most important market." For decades, Russia has been India's The main source of military hardware, to provide equipment currently being used around 70%. Russia is trying to keep this status, the Indian Defense Ministry spokesman said, Russia is moving to India talks to sell 29 MiG-29K carrier-based fighter issues.

The Obama administration is trying to persuade New Delhi to buy planes, a White House official said the shift could facilitate between India and the U.S. military and political relations. This is the U.S. arms manufacturers is a good thing for the United States has to send Bill Gates and other senior officials traveled to New Delhi to convey their large Washington hope the coming year, India may choose to purchase U.S. arms company's information.

By the end of January this year, the U.S. government agreed to India a 647 million U.S. dollars in transactions for the purchase of 145 US-made howitzers. India has also officially expressed desire to buy 10 Boeing transport planes, analysts say the transaction may exceed 20 billion U.S. dollars. Last year, India spent 2.1 billion U.S. dollars to buy 8 Boeing long-range "Poseidon" reconnaissance plane, and in the column mounted Indian Navy.

Moreover, India also plans to use 10 billion U.S. dollars to buy 126 multi-purpose aircraft to equip the Air Force. The United States, Boeing and Lockheed Martin, as well as Russian and European companies are in competition, this procurement case, it is for the company is almost a record-breaking sales of the case of the external. In this regard, open Putin said: "This is now the world's largest procurement project, if the U.S. company access to the transaction, which must mean that India's League turned the United States from Russia."

Reported that the U.S. government community calendar are working with India to establish closer military, economic and commercial relations. Bush leaves office, the Government has signed with India a civilian nuclear agreement, which allows U.S. companies to build two nuclear power plants in India, the value of several billions of dollars.

Obama Government has always regarded India as a counterbalance to China a strong partner, for working with New Delhi on a new export control and communications security pact negotiations that American companies to sell more weapons to India and advanced high-tech equipment to facilitate. U.S. efforts to warming relations with India, there are other signs. Obama has recently opened the first state dinner, just to entertain the visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan? Singh.

Indian defense and Analysis Institute Packard Yan said that India is likely to continue to conduct large transactions with Russia. He added: "We have a long relationship between the source stream, so this situation will not change overnight."

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