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Gripen Is the Preferred Choice for Switzerland

Gripen Is the Preferred Choice for Switzerland

In a press conference today, Swiss Defence Minister Ueli Maurer reiterated Gripen E/F as the optimal solution for Switzerland. After an initial evaluation document reached media, the Swiss Defence Minister Ueli Maurer called for a press conference (http://www.vbs.admin.ch/internet/vbs/de/home/documentation/news/news_detail.43408.nsb.html) to comment […]


Swiss Ministry Under Pressure Over Gripen Fighters

Swiss Ministry Under Pressure Over Gripen Fighters

The defence ministry is examining allegations of purposely ignoring unfavorable results of evaluation reports to buy controversial Swedish fighter jets. A spokeswoman said Defence Minister Ueli Maurer had no knowledge of the confidential reports leaked to a Sunday newspaper. The […]


HAL prepares to manufacture Rafale combat jet in India

HAL prepares to manufacture Rafale combat jet in India

State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is getting ready to progressively manufacture the Dassault Rafale combat jet that has apparently been chosen by the Indian Air Force (IAF) for its $10.4 billion order for 126 planes. HAL officiating Chairman and Managing […]


Swiss minister unaware of Gripen criticism

Swiss minister unaware of Gripen criticism

Swiss Defence Minister Ueli Maurer had no knowledge of a critical report on the Gripen jet, the aircraft chosen to replace Switzerland’s ageing F5 fighter fleet, his spokeswoman told Swiss radio Monday. The confidential assessment, published in a Sunday newspaper, […]


Russia Grounds Su-24 Bomber Fleet after Urals Crash

Russia Grounds Su-24 Bomber Fleet after Urals Crash

Russia has postponed indefinitely all flights of Su-24 Fencer tactical bombers after one of them crashed in Russia‚Äôs Urals, a source in the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. The Su-24 combat aircraft crashed in the woods of the Kurgan region […]


First Flight of Tornado Production Aircraft with ASSTA 3.0

First Flight of Tornado Production Aircraft with ASSTA 3.0

Cassidian has reached an important milestone in the delivery of the latest capability standard ASSTA 3.0 (Avionics System Software Tornado Ada) for the German Air Force fleet of Tornado combat aircraft. Capability enhancement trials fully on schedule Delivery to German […]


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. […]


 
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