India to Pay $9 Billion for 36 French Fighter Jets
April 18, 2016
India to Pay $9 Billion for 36 French Fighter Jets
The signing of a contract is imminent, according to Indian government sources.
India to Pay $9 Billion for 36 French Fighter Jets
Will India and the United States Coproduce Fighter Aircraft?
April 11, 2016
Will India and the United States Coproduce Fighter Aircraft?
New Delhi and Washington are negotiating the possible sale of F-16 and F-18 fighter jets.
Will India and the United States Coproduce Fighter Aircraft?
Fate of India-France Rafale Fighter Deal Uncertain
March 20, 2016
Fate of India-France Rafale Fighter Deal Uncertain
Negotiations between India and France over a Dassault Rafale fighter deal appear to be stonewalled.
Fate of India-France Rafale Fighter Deal Uncertain
Are Boeing and India About to Open the Door on a Possible F/A-18 Super Hornet Deal?
February 04, 2016
Are Boeing and India About to Open the Door on a Possible F/A-18 Super Hornet Deal?
Boeing may be interested in manufacturing the F/A-18 Super Hornet in India.
Are Boeing and India About to Open the Door on a Possible F/A-18 Super Hornet Deal?
French Aircraft Maker Expects $9 Billion Rafale Deal to Be Signed Within a Month
January 26, 2016
French Aircraft Maker Expects $9 Billion Rafale Deal to Be Signed Within a Month
Dassault Aviation says that it is quickly “moving towards a Rafale contract with India.”
French Aircraft Maker Expects $9 Billion Rafale Deal to Be Signed Within a Month
India to Consider French Fighter Jets for Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier
January 25, 2016
India to Consider French Fighter Jets for Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier
France's Dassault Aviation will brief Indian Navy officials on the naval version of the Rafale aircraft this week.
India to Consider French Fighter Jets for Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier
What's on François Hollande's Agenda in India?
January 25, 2016
What's on François Hollande's Agenda in India?
In India, the French president will look to push on with defense, economic, and security cooperation.
What's on François Hollande's Agenda in India?
Dassault’s Rafale Struggles in the Asia-Pacific
November 22, 2015
Dassault’s Rafale Struggles in the Asia-Pacific
Dassault faces tough competition in the region.
Dassault’s Rafale Struggles in the Asia-Pacific
India’s Air Force Will Field 42 Combat Squadrons by 2027
October 06, 2015
India’s Air Force Will Field 42 Combat Squadrons by 2027
The Indian Air Force chief is optimistic about expanding the number of IAF combat squadrons.
India’s Air Force Will Field 42 Combat Squadrons by 2027
India's 36 Rafale Fighter Purchase From France Hits Roadblocks
August 13, 2015
India's 36 Rafale Fighter Purchase From France Hits Roadblocks
New Delhi is holding out for favorable pricing and guarantees that Dassault will invest in the country.
India's 36 Rafale Fighter Purchase From France Hits Roadblocks
India's MMRCA Is Officially Dead. Now What?
August 05, 2015
India's MMRCA Is Officially Dead. Now What?
The Indian government is going the domestic route to fulfill its MMRCA requirement. Will this work?
India's MMRCA Is Officially Dead. Now What?
Confirmed: India’s 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
August 05, 2015
Confirmed: India’s 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
New Delhi will, however, issue a new Request for Proposal (RFP) for the purchase of 90 fighter jets very soon.
Confirmed: India’s 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Is Dead
India’s Rafale Fighter Jets May Face Further Delays
July 29, 2015
India’s Rafale Fighter Jets May Face Further Delays
Another week, another delay - the Indian Air Force's fighter procurement crunch might not be over any time soon.
India’s Rafale Fighter Jets May Face Further Delays
Confirmed: India to Buy Only 36 Rafale Fighter Jets
June 02, 2015
Confirmed: India to Buy Only 36 Rafale Fighter Jets
Is the 'mother of all defense deals' finally dead?
Confirmed: India to Buy Only 36 Rafale Fighter Jets
The Indian Air Force's Big Problem: Not Enough Pilots!
April 30, 2015
The Indian Air Force's Big Problem: Not Enough Pilots!
New Delhi faces a critical shortage of both planes and pilots a parliamentary panel revealed this week.
The Indian Air Force's Big Problem: Not Enough Pilots!
US-India Collaboration on Aircraft Carriers: A Good Idea?
April 24, 2015
US-India Collaboration on Aircraft Carriers: A Good Idea?
Ashley Tellis claims the United States should help India develop its next-generation carriers. He's right.
US-India Collaboration on Aircraft Carriers: A Good Idea?
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