Israeli Spike, DRDO option, back to US for Javelin talks


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They said that the US’ dogged pursuit of the deal and failure of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to come out with a credible alternative has turned the wheel back to where it started. Several experts in the defence sector that ThePrint spoke to hardly expressed any surprise at the turn of events. New Delhi: About 15 years after the initial decision was taken only to be spiked later for an Israeli system and then for an indigenous solution, India and the US are back to the negotiating table for the joint production of the shoulder mounted Javelin...