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Indian MMRCA Deal: Rafale Much Cheaper Than Typhoon; Govt Rules Out Review

Indian MMRCA Deal: Rafale Much Cheaper Than Typhoon; Govt Rules Out Review

NEW DELHI: It was the “substantially higher cost” of acquiring and operating the Eurofighter Typhoon that led to its ejection from the almost $20 billion MMRCA (medium multi-role combat aircraft) project to supply 126 fighters to IAF. “The French Rafale […]


Pakistan Air Force Receives Final F-16 Aircraft from USA

Pakistan Air Force Receives Final F-16 Aircraft from USA

One F-16 D Block 52 and two F-16 Block 15 MLU (Mid Life Upgrade) aircraft arrived today from USA at PAF Base Shahbaz. The arrival of last F-16 D Block 52 aircraft marked the completion of delivery of 18 aircraft […]


Eurofighter Better Than Rafale: Britain

Eurofighter Better Than Rafale: Britain

Days after four-nation European consortium EADS including UK lost the bid for 126 fighter deal with India, Britain today took up the matter with authorities here insisting that its combat aircraft Eurofighter was better than the selected one — Rafale. […]


India to Share MMRCA Deal Fighter Selection Experience with Brazil

India to Share MMRCA Deal Fighter Selection Experience with Brazil

In an unusual bilateral tie-up, India has agreed to share with Brazil some of its experiences of carrying out an open tender evaluation to select a fighter for the over $10 billion MMRCA (Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft) contract. Brazil is […]


F-35 May Fail to Meet Key South Korean Requirements

F-35 May Fail to Meet Key South Korean Requirements

The United States Air Force (USAF) variant of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 will likely fail to meet two of the Korean Air Force’s key requirements — the ability to carry weapons externally and fly at Mach 1.6 (1,930 kilometers per hour) […]


Poland Requests F-16 Support and Additional Weapons Munitions

Poland Requests F-16 Support and Additional Weapons Munitions

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Feb. 2 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Poland of F-16 support and munitions, as well as associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $447 million. The […]


F-35 problems force US to upgrade old fighter jets

F-35 problems force US to upgrade old fighter jets

The US Air Force plans to spend $2.8 billion to keep old combat aircraft in the air because of major delays with the new F-35 fighter jet program, top officials said Friday. With the production schedule of the F-35 jet […]


Boeing begins production of F/A-18E/F distributed target system

Boeing begins production of F/A-18E/F distributed target system

Boeing has announced that it has started production of the new Distributed Targeting System (DTS) for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet strike fighter. DTS provides enhanced targeting capability for the Super Hornet. It is part of the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18E/F Network […]


Thales Avionics Wins Big With Indian Selection of Rafale

Thales Avionics Wins Big With Indian Selection of Rafale

Indian periodical The Hindu recently reported that France’s Dassault Aviation won a $10 billion contract to supply India with 126 Rafale fighters under the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) program. Dassault will supply the first 18 aircraft in “fly-away” condition […]


 
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