MMRCA

Hollande: “We are going to take another step on the road” to sell Rafale to India

Posted in Air Force, Industry, MMRCA on January 25th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

French President Fran├žois Hollande had to concede that selling 36 Rafale fighters to India won’t happen during his trip to the country this week.

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By Tim Felce (Airwolfhound) (Rafale – RIAT 2013) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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French Defense Minister says Rafale deal with India not finalized yet

Posted in Air Force, Industry, MMRCA on January 15th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Speaking to BFM TV, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the deal to sell 36 Rafales to India is not finalized yet, contrary to reports coming out from India.

Rafale - RIAT 2013 (12326930024)
By Tim Felce (Airwolfhound) (Rafale – RIAT 2013) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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India has given France the documents necessary to seal Rafale contract

Posted in Air Force, Industry, MMRCA on January 5th, 2016 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

News reports from India said New Delhi has given Paris the documents needed to conclude the contract for 36 Rafale fighters.

Rafale - RIAT 2013 (12326930024)
By Tim Felce (Airwolfhound) (Rafale – RIAT 2013) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Saab pitches Gripen to Indian again

Posted in Air Force, Industry, MMRCA on December 21st, 2015 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Saab has renews its efforts to export the Gripen fighter to India. This time, it has offered to give New Delhi “full system and software control.”

Saab 39 Gripen NG Demo, Sweden - Air Force AN1752819
By Mike Freer – Touchdown-aviation [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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Dassault in talks to set up a Rafale production line in India

Posted in Air Force, Industry, MMRCA on November 29th, 2015 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Anonymous Indian officials told The Economic Times that Dassault is in talks to set up a Rafale production line in India that will cater to potential orders from New Delhi plus exporting to other countries.

Dassault Rafale C, France - Air Force JP7401145
By Aldo Bidini [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons
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