Rafale is looking at widening areas of collaborations with Malaysian partners during LIMA exhibition 2015.
Rafale announced Monday that it is showcasing its two seater and single seater fighter aircraft during the expo.
"The French Air Force Rafale were flown in specially to showcase the capabilities of the multirole fighter aircraft. The aircraft are the ones which have seen action in areas of conflict," the company said in a statement. Along with these aircraft, Rafale International said a host of innovative and cutting edge technology would also be on display during the expo.
"It is an opportunity for us to widen our areas of collaborations with Malaysian partners and strengthen the Rafale Network of Excellence in Malaysia," it said.
The Rafale aircraft is produced by a joint-venture comprising aerospace leaders Dassault Aviation, Snecma (Safran Group) and Thales.
Dassault is offering Rafale to Malaysia, and has answered an RFI, but is still waiting for an RFP, probably for 16 to 18 fighters.
The Malaysian Government wants to procure aerostat systems to enhance maritime security over the contested Sabah territory of the island of Borneo. Malaysian Bintang Kencana signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tcom to provide Malaysian Government with aerostat systems for maritime domain awareness, according to an official statement
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Thales has signed a partnership agreement with the Malaysian firm Global Komited Sdn Bhd to co-develop a wide range of Ground-Based Air Defence systems for the Malaysian Armed Forces. The signature ceremony, attended by The Malaysian Defence Minister, YB Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein, was held at the DSA 2014 show
Dassault aviation announced today that the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has selected the Falcon 2000 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) to enhance its operational fleet. The Falcon 2000 MSA, based on a Falcon 2000 LXS (range 4000 NM), is designed for a broad range of missions including maritime surveillance, piracy control, drug interdiction, fishery patrol, law enforcement, search and rescue, intelligence and reconnaissance
France's Foreign Minister has hinted that UAE could be the third potential customer for Dassault Rafale, after Egypt and India. Speaking to reporters, French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius referring to talks with crown prince of Abu Dhabi (UAE) Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan regarding Rafale said, "There is a French proverb that says France come in threes (Jamais deux sans trois
Dassault has offered a 10 year financial package to Malaysia from a French bank guaranteed by the government of France for procurement of its Rafale fighter jet, Bernama News Agency reported Wednesday. Cairo recently acquired 24 Rafale combat aircraft and a multi-mission frigate and associated equipment from Dassault Aviation worth 5
The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) will make up the loss of fighter power following the decommissioning of the MiG-29 fighters by improving the serviceability levels of its Su-30MKM fleet. The MiG-29s are expected to be retired later this year and a competition is on to replace them
Malaysian Defense Minister, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein announced today that RM9.3 billion (US$2
China is displaying FD-2000 air defense missile system, F-22P frigate and LPD dock landing ship eyeing South East Asian defense market at LIMA 2015. On Tuesday, media falsely reported that a representative of China Precision Machinery Export-Import Corporation (CPMEIC) had confirmed the long-awaited missile deal with Turkey during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition in Malaysia
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