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by shukla
29 Apr 2015 02:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 103194

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

https://www.kyivpost.com/content/russia-and-former-soviet-union/reuters-saab-sees-growing-gripen-fighter-demand-amid-russia-tensions-387283.html In India, where Saab failed to progress to the last round of a massive order for 126 jets that eventually went to France's Dassault only to become mired i...
by shukla
11 Apr 2015 06:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 103194

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Times of India Direct purchase of 36 fighters will alter original Rafale deal "France has agreed to fast-track the deliveries and give us better terms for the outright purchase and longer maintenance support for the jets. Finding the money for this contract should not be a problem since it will...
by shukla
10 Apr 2015 17:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 103194

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Rumble in the bronx - Swamy goes bezerk. Will take legal recourse if Narendra Modi government goes ahead with Rafale deal: Subramanian Swamy Swamy, National Executive member of the party, requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to go ahead with the Rafale deal, which was negotiated by the previou...
by shukla
10 Apr 2015 17:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 103194

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Side-note... Terrain-following autopilot capability eyed for Rafale fighters French Air Force and Navy authorities are jointly working to develop an autopilot terrain-following capability for its single-seat Rafale fighters. The terrain-following capability, which is to undergo flight trials by the ...
by shukla
10 Aug 2014 04:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 103194

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

“The Rafale Deal Should Be Scrapped And Renegotiated” (here we go again......) - Outlook Magazine | 18 August 2014 Pranay Sharma interviews Subramanian Swamy The BJP’s stormy petrel Subramanian Swamy has for long been publicly opposed to the $22 billion Rafale deal, to the point of even suggesting ...
by shukla
09 Apr 2014 18:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2640
Views: 483448

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

India scans for new AWACS platform New Delhi has issued a global tender for the supply of six aircraft that will serve as platforms for its ambitious Airborne Warning and Control System India (AWACS India) programme. The tender invites bids from airframers by 15 July for the “supply of suitable air...
by shukla
09 Apr 2014 18:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3631
Views: 262819

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

India waits on C-130J crash findings "Investigations as part of the Court of Inquiry are currently underway, and we have nothing further to add at the moment," the air force says. The aircraft's flight data recorder, which sustained damage in the crash on 28 March, has been recovered from...
by shukla
06 Apr 2014 05:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2772
Views: 398559

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Antony's Red Flag on Deals to Slow Bullish Successors

What sort of legacy is this man leaving behind?? Is he our worst ever defence minister??
by shukla
01 Apr 2014 13:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Didn't ask for Rafale deal guarantee: France Times of India "Negotiations have recently achieved significant progress. We are looking to sign the intergovernmental agreement together with the commercial contract for the planes," said Richier, speaking exclusively to TOI. Reacting to recen...
by shukla
14 Mar 2014 01:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Dassault Close To A Contract With India's HAL $11 Billion MMRCA Contract: CEO Eric Trappier Dassault Agrees Rafale Workshare With India The agreement was confirmed on Thursday at Dassault’s annual financial results press conference in Paris by CEO Eric Trappier. The agreement covers the general con...
by shukla
06 Mar 2014 17:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Many incorrect price figures have been seen in press (including French press), but recently, the actual fly away official cost was released on the French Senate site4. These prices include VAT. For export, the fly away cost is 57.5M euros ($83M CAD) for the C variant and 61.9 Meuros for the B varia...
by shukla
28 Feb 2014 03:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Oh ooo.. Here we go again..... 'DELAY' alert Come clean on ties with Agusta: India to Dassault South Block sources said the ministry wanted to seek prior clarification from Dassault during the negotiation stage as it did not want to face legal or operational hurdles for spare parts after the 126-air...
by shukla
22 Feb 2014 04:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

:rotfl: well said..
by shukla
21 Feb 2014 10:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Will Serge Dassault’s Questionable Ethics Impact His Company’s Defense Business? Serge Dassault, who heads Dassault Aviation, was taken into custody Wednesday for allegedly buying votes in Corbeil-Essonnes where he was formerly mayor. Dassault in 1998 received a two-year suspended prison sentence i...
by shukla
15 Feb 2014 03:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Eurofighter Typhoon or Dassault's Rafale: Which fighter aircraft should India opt for?

UK keen to offer Eurofighter to India

The Brits making some noise is good news.. hopefully put some pressure on Raffy team to bring down costs and help negotiations.
by shukla
01 Feb 2014 06:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

x-post from fgfa thread Criticism of FGFA project unfounded - Russian strategic analyst The reports criticising the Indo-Russian project are aimed at diverting attention from the financial problems that the Indian Air Force will face if a contract to purchase Rafale jets is signed , according to Kon...
by shukla
01 Feb 2014 06:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread
Replies: 4001
Views: 598115

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread

Criticism of FGFA project unfounded - Russian strategic analyst The reports criticising the Indo-Russian project are aimed at diverting attention from the financial problems that the Indian Air Force will face if a contract to purchase Rafale jets is signed , according to Konstantin Makiyenko. The ...
by shukla
26 Jan 2014 12:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

100% price escalation on Rafale fighter aircraft to Rs 1.75 lakh crore likely to dent IAF's strike capability In January 2012, when Rafale was declared the winner, its price was quoted between $60-65 million (Rs373-Rs400 crore). A top defence ministry official said the price of a fighter jet made b...
by shukla
25 Jan 2014 07:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

RAFALE Fighter Jet Completes First Test Flight In New Heavily Armed Configuration The RAFALE has successfully completed its first test flights in a new heavily-armed configuration, comprising six air-to-ground precision AASM Hammer missiles, four medium and long range air-to-air missiles from the M...
by shukla
13 Jan 2014 19:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Will Rafale F3R Upgrade Impact Indian MMRCA Procurement? As the development and integration of a new-standard Rafale fighter, the F3R gets underway by Dassault, its impact on the Indian MMRCA procurement could be significant. With the current official information on the Indian deal being that ‘nego...
by shukla
11 Jan 2014 03:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

RAFALE "F3 R" standard launched The F3 R standard is an evolution of the RAFALE "F3" standard. It is part of the ongoing process to continuously improve the aircraft in line with operational requirements. It will enable Dassault Aviation to integrate the following equipment and ...
by shukla
10 Jan 2014 01:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

India May Close Interim MMRCA Deal Soon However, the MMRCA pact might cover only the supply of 18 Dassault Rafale aircraft from the French production line, leaving further negotiations for the remaining 108 required to be concluded by the new government. A government code of conduct prevents any co...
by shukla
22 Jul 2012 06:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

India at Least 9 Months From Inking Rafale Deal Defense News Negotiations to build Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force won’t be complete for at least nine months, following news that the state-owned company tapped to build the jets in India has missed a deadline for filing its license prod...
by shukla
01 Mar 2012 03:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

http://forbesindia.com/article/special/rafale-revolution-in-indian-airspace/32340/1 The Rafale deal has the potential to either make or break the country’s future in aerospace manufacturing I don't understand why this negative and pessimistic comment on Raffy's selection. It is not going to break t...
by shukla
29 Feb 2012 09:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Rafale Revolution in Indian Airspace
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The Rafale deal has the potential to either make or break the country’s future in aerospace manufacturing
by shukla
27 Feb 2012 15:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

IAF officer faces court martial for demanding bribe TOI They said the CoI had found Thakur prima facie involved in demanding bribe from French company Dassault Aviation for allotting a 'more advantageous position' for its Rafale aircraft in the 'static' aircraft display section at the biennial airs...
by shukla
25 Feb 2012 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 130648

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

Rafale Selected… Now Consolidation News Click It is however known that the MoD has shared the salient aspects with the two finalists to underline the fairness and transparency of the process, and so as to ward off precisely the kind of recrimination and charges of bias or worse that emanated from t...
by shukla
25 Feb 2012 06:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 178336

Re: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops

X-post India needs strategic planning in maritime affairs:Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta Firstpost On tackling piracy in Gulf of Aden, he underlined the need for making proper laws. On whether India is moving slowly to make anti-piracy laws, he said, “Actually, everybody is going slow for some rea...
by shukla
25 Feb 2012 06:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous
Replies: 4126
Views: 427359

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous

India needs strategic planning in maritime affairs:Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta Firstpost “What is, of course, lacking in terms of maritime awareness is the strategic thinking. I see that lot many things (are) happening, but basically everybody is fighting fire. Everyday a new problem comes up ...
by shukla
25 Feb 2012 05:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4239
Views: 101717

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Ex-IAF, Naval Board officers under scanner Indian Express The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has named former Air Vice Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) and other senior officials of Naval Housing Board in connection with an alleged scam worth Rs 28 crore for building 300 farm houses for ser...
by shukla
25 Feb 2012 05:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 702802

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

HAL to give more work to local firms TOI In a bid to increase outsourcing of its work to local industry, the aircraft manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), which mainly makes combat aircraft of the MiG series and Sukhoi 30 MKI for the Indian Air Force, wants industries in Nashik to manufact...

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