Thanks for that.India has more money now that they have ditched socialism and are experiencing faster economic growth. The point of buying Western arms isn't just to acquire the weapons systems themselves. The procurement contracts are also seen as a means of upgrading their aerospace manufacturing technology and industrial organisation as well, and they see Western suppliers as being more advanced in that respect.
I've said this before, and will say it again, just thinking about it, just trying to integrate and provide logistics for all that American, British, French, Russian and whoever else's hardware sounds like a night mare...
With added Israeli components and systems.