Israel and India are expected to sign a deal for the sale of 4,500 anti-tank Spike missiles to India worth $500 million, media outlets in India reported Tuesday.
If approved by the Indian government, Defense Ministry director-general Udi Adam is expected to sign the agreement during a visit in India next week.
Spike is a portable "fire and forget" anti-tank missile produced by Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, a government-owned firm.
India's Defense Ministry pulled out of a similar deal last year fearing the purchase of Israeli anti-tank missiles could harm the development of Indian anti-tank missile systems.
The original deal was for the purchase of 5,000 spike missiles made by Rafael and the production of 3,000 additional Spike missiles by India.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited India in January and declared that the "Spike deal is back on the table."