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FREMM Frigate Qualifies to Operate Lynx Helicopter

FREMM Frigate Qualifies to Operate Lynx Helicopter

DCNS has achieved formal qualification of the FREMM frigate Aquitaine’s flight deck for operations with the Lynx helicopter. This milestone was reached several months ahead of schedule after a successful deck landing campaign at sea, organised by the French defence […]


India sure to buy French Rafale jets: Indian Air Force

India sure to buy French Rafale jets: Indian Air Force

India will not veer from its decision to award a 12-billion-dollar contract to France for Rafale fighter planes, the Indian Air Force chief of staff said in an interview published online. “We have a procedure as per the defense procurement […]


Foreign Military Hardware Should Give Russia Technology

Foreign Military Hardware Should Give Russia Technology

Purchases of military hardware abroad should not replace Russia’s own armament production, Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin wrote in a new article, published in the Rossiiskaya Gazeta government daily. “Studying the experience and tendencies of other countries does […]


The Military Helicopter Market 2012-2022

The Military Helicopter Market 2012-2022

Military helicopters play a vital role for armed forces throughout the world, aiding ground and naval troops within varying combat and humanitarian scenarios. The extensive range of helicopters produced worldwide reflects their diverse use within military operations, and as such, […]


The Military Aircraft Avionics Market 2012-2022

The Military Aircraft Avionics Market 2012-2022

Avionics systems are central to the competitiveness and utility of aircraft acting throughout the world. Used within numerous combat situations and for efforts such as search and rescue, surveillance, reconnaissance and humanitarian relief; avionics systems form a central component of […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


 
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