India and France will set up team to discuss the acquisition of 36 Dassault Rafale fighters in a ‘time bound manner. A short statement from India's MOD said after the Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar met his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Delhi today to flag off the acquisition process
Indias ruling party, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Subramanian Swamy on Friday took on the governments decision to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in flyway condition from France. He said he will take the legal recourse if the government would go ahead with the decision
India after confirming the possible deal with France to buy 36 ‘ready–to-fly Rafale fighter jets on Friday, will induct the jets into the Air Force within a span of two years, Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar said today. “I have asked President (Francois Hollande) to supply 36 ready-to-fly Rafale jets to India
With feelers coming from Paris that India is likely to buy 60 Dassault Rafale aircraft in fly away condition for $7.5 billion, Indian Public Sector Company; Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) might not be called upon to assemble 108 aircraft
European military consortium EADS is still ready to provide Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft to India as an alternative to Dassault Rafale as the MMRCA deal is stuck for the past three years due to cost and guarantee clause. Ahead of Indias Prime Minister Narendra Modis visit to Germany German Ambassador, Michael Steiner on Wednesday told reporters in New Delhi that the European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS) was ready with its proposal to offer Eurofighter to India asserting that the jets are “good” both in terms of quality and price
The Indian MoD has cleared acquisition proposals in excess of INR 60000 crore (US $9.98 billion approx
Malaysian Defense Minister, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein announced today that RM9.3 billion (US$2
Indian Defense Minister, Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday made it clear to the French Government that there would be no compromise on the costs and Request For Proposal (RFP) of the purchase of Dassault Rafale Multi Medium Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA). “We have conveyed our stand to them very clearly
Indian Defense Minister, Manohar Parrikar today said that multi-billion dollar MMRCA deal with Rafale fighter jet is not yet finalized and will take more time. “Rafale deal is not through or final
Swedish industry figures have urged the government to uphold the cooperation with Saudi Arabia. In an opinion piece published Friday by newspaper Dagens Nyheter, 31 prominent representatives of Swedish industry argued that terminating the deal would jeopardise Swedens reputation as a serious trading partner
Indias Directorate of Naval Air Staff has issued Request for Information (RFI) last month seeking 50 ‘Naval Ship-Borne Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (NSUAS) that can augment various patrolling and search-related tactics on its vessels. Indian Navy currently operates two squadrons of Israeli-origin Heron and Searcher Mk-II UAVs at the Indian Naval Air Station (INAS) 342 at Kochi and INAS 343 at Porbandar in Gujarat and Kerala
Indian MoD and Dassault Aviation may have arrived to an understanding regarding the guaranteeing, costs and man hour issues in the $20 billion Indian MMRCA deal to buy 126 Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force. This follows a meeting yesterday between French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and his Indian counterpart, Manohar Parrikar
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