Dassault Aviation along with its Reliance Defence hosted an event in cooperation with key Rafale suppliers, Thales, Safran and MBDA to promote Business to Business (B2B) interactions between the French and Indian Aerospace manufacturers in Delhi today.
This event represents over 60 Indian Companies and 25 French Companies in New Delhi, the company announced in a statement Wednesday.
The aim is to develop a complete supply chain allowing the completion of the existing Rafale offsets obligations under the Rafale contract signed in September 2016 (obligations representing 50% of the total amount of the acquisition contract of 36 Rafale).
The Dassault Reliance Aerospace will be part of the planned Aerospace Park in Nagpur and plans to develop a locally value added supply chain, thereby building the Rafale under the “Make in India” initiative.
The impetus of “Make in India” will charter a progressive path for French and Indian industrial partners to help India meet its key strategic defence requirements and pave the way for an induction of the Rafale aircraft in the Indian Air Force.
India has flight tested Fire and Forget Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) ‘Nag Tuesday in the desert ranges of Rajasthan. The ATGM Nag is incorporated with many advanced technologies including the Imaging Infrared Radar (IIR) Seeker with integrated avionics, a capability which is possessed by few nations in the world
Indian Air Force is close to awarding a contract to Airbus Defense and Space and its Indian partner, Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) for up to 60 C295W military transport aircraft to replace its fleet of 56 Avros. Negotiations for the $1
The Indian Army is preparing to deploy a squadron of Dhruv advanced light helicopters equipped with weapons in the northeast border that it shares with China. There are four weapon stations on the helicopter with a turret gun in its nose area
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The former French President, Francois Hollande has reportedly said in an interview that the neither the French government nor Dassault had any choice but to choose Reliance Defense as the local partner as the name was proposed by the Indian government for the procurement of Rafale fighter jets. “We did not have a choice
Eric Trappier, the chairman of French Dassault Aviation has said that certain parts of Rafale fighter jets and Falcon commercial jet are going to be manufactured in Indias Dassault Reliance Aerospace Limited (DRALs) manufacturing facility at Mihan in Nagpur. With production from DRAL expected to start as early as 2018 and the first Rafale expected to land in India in 2019, Eric Trappier said in an interview with
French aircraft manufacturer, Dassault Aviation is eyeing to build its business aircraft, Falcon 2000 in India under the Indian Prime Ministers flagship ‘Make in India program. Building the Falcon 2000 planes in India would cut costs while ensuring quality and execution that meets standards, Chief Executive Officer Eric Trappier was quoted by
The Indian Air Force is readying two frontline bases for the deployment of the first squadron of Rafale fighters scheduled for delivery from September 2019. The government has sanctioned INR 220 Crore (US$ 33
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to acquire an additional 36 Dassault Rafale jets over the proposed procurement of Russias Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA).
France and Germany could develop a future European fighter jet to replace the Eurofighter Typhoon and the Dassault Rafale. The fighter program could expand from the current Anglo-French combat drone program
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