This is how a country develops an arms industry as a means for advancing national policy. All tried and proven methodology as developed by the largest and most comprehensive arms dealers in the history of the world - the USA, China, Russia, France and the UK.
Regardless of how complementary such mimicry might be, you would think we might at least acknowledge the ramifications to ourselves as a result of such behavior in others. At some point, charges of hypocrisy will become among the least of our worries anyway. Better, I think, to let rhetoric be the primary response of our enemies then to wait until such becomes mere after-thought.