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IAF to finalise Rafale fighter deal this fiscal


September 20th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would finalise the multi-billion dollar contract with Dassault Aviation of France during this fiscal (2012-13) for the supply of its ... Read more...

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IAF chief on four-day visit to France


May 21st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Ahead of finalising a multi-billion contract with French firm Dassault Aviation for 126 Rafale combat planes, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A fighter jet of the Pakistan Air Force crashed near Karachi Friday but the pilot managed to eject safely, a media report said.The France-made Mirage 5 ... Read more...

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French firm Altran expanding India operations


April 26th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 26 (IANS) French major Altran Technologies is expanding its operations in India to tap the domestic market and serve its global customers in aerospace, automotive, railways and energy ... Read more...

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China’s soaring private jet market


March 27th, 2012 - 4:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) China's private jet market will continue its robust growth this year, industry experts said Monday.Paris-based Dassault Aviation said it predicted robust growth in China, with the ... Read more...

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India to induct new combat jets from 2016


March 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Come 2016 and India will start inducting the first of the 126 combat jets it is purchasing for nearly $20 billion, parliament was informed Monday.The ... Read more...

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Rafale fighter selection for IAF final: Minister


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Selection of French fighter Rafale as the multi-role medium combat aircraft (MMRCA) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) was final and the price negotiations were under ... Read more...

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Top officer survives IAF Mirage-2000 crash (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A senior Indian Air Force (IAF) officer and another pilot ejected safely as an Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage-2000 combat jet crashed in central India, ... Read more...

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Another six months for 126 combat planes deal: Antony


February 17th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India could take another six months to sign a contract for 126 combat planes for which it is holding cost negotiations with France's Dassault Aviation, ... Read more...

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Sarkozy promises technology transfer in fighter jet deal


January 31st, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday said the multi-billion dollar deal for Dassault Aviation to supply advanced combat jets to Indian Air Force (IAF) will come ... Read more...

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India to pick combat fighter by mid-December


November 18th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) India will pick by mid-December a Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) in a multi-billion dollar deal, the Indian Air Force chief, Air Marshal Norman Anil ... Read more...

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India opens combat plane tender bids; cost to go up


November 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India Friday opened the commercial bids of two competing aviation firms for one of its largest defence deals to equip its air force with ... Read more...

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Mirage combat jet upgrade contract signed for $2.4 bn (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India Friday signed a $2.4 billion contract with two French defence firms for upgrading its 51 Mirage combat jets that were acquired in the 1980s."Thales ... Read more...

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Mirage upgrade contract signed for $2.4 bn


July 29th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India Friday signed a $2.4 billion contract with French defence firms Thales and Dassault Aviation for the upgrade of its 51 Mirage combat jets."Thales and ... Read more...

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European consortium wants India to be ‘full participant’ in Typhoon project


July 16th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Royal Air Force Fairford (United Kingdom), July 16 (IANS) With India close to deciding the winner of its $10.4-billion tender for 126 combat jets, the four-nation European consortium EADS Cassidian ... Read more...

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Government okays $2.4 bn Mirage-2000 upgrade


July 13th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The government Wednesday cleared a $2.4 billion deal with France for upgrading India's Mirage-2000 combat planes, informed sources said.The deal was cleared at a ... Read more...

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Cabinet to take up Mirage upgrade deal this week


July 9th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The $2.4-billion deal with France for upgrade of India's Mirage-2000 combat planes is all set to come up for discussion at the Cabinet Committee on ... Read more...

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Defence brass split over French Mirage upgrade deal


June 19th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) With the $2.4 billion Mirage-2000 upgrade deal with France in its final stages, India's defence ministry and air force top brass seem to be split ... Read more...

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IAF to soon decide on bidder for Mirage upgrade


June 15th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon select the lowest bidder for upgrading its Mirage-2000 combat jet fleet as part of its modernisation programme, the air ... Read more...

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Unsuccessful firms keep options open on India’s combat jets order


April 28th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A day after India said American, Russian and Swedish aviation firms were out of the race $10.4 billion order for 126 combat jets, three ... Read more...

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Nut graph on combat jet contenders


April 28th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Following is a nut graph on the six combat jets that were in contention for an Indian order for 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft ... Read more...

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50 percent of Brazil’s military equipment is obsolete: Report


March 14th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 14 (IANS/EFE) Half of the Brazilian armed forces' military equipment is obsolete and in no condition to be used in combat, according to a government report published by ... Read more...

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Karnataka gets Rs.4.3 bn investments in aerospace sector


February 13th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Fe 13 (IANS) Nine Indian firms, including IT bellwether Wipro and automotive major Mahindra and Mahindra have submitted investment proposals worth Rs.4.3 billion ($94.2 million)to the Karnataka government to set up ... Read more...

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US will have to offer India generous terms to seal combat aircraft deal: Expert (Part-II)


January 28th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Because of the dramatic transformations in combat aviation technology currently underway, the Indian Government should select the least expensive, mature, combat-proven fourth generation fighter for the IAF as a bridge toward ... Read more...

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French military boss meets Antony, Menon


October 18th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Ahead of French President Nicholas Sarkozy's India visit in December, France's military boss Monday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony and National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon to ... Read more...

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Brazil, France sign multi-billion dollar arms pact


September 8th, 2009 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 8 (EFE) Brazil and France have signed a major arms pact worth billions of dollars that includes transfer of key military technologies, building of submarines and purchase of helicopters. The agreement ... Read more...

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Brazil to buy French fighter jets


September 8th, 2009 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 8 (RIA Novosti) Brazil is planning to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, officials said Monday. French President Nicolas Sarkozy is currently in Brazil to negotiate the aircraft deal."Considering ... Read more...

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French delegation in India for Rs.9.5 bn defence deal


July 16th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A French delegation arrived here Thursday to hold discussions on the Rs.9,500-crore (Rs.9.5 billion) worth upgrade contract for the Mirage combat jets, a defence official said. This ... Read more...

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Dassault Aviation to become core stakeholder in Thales


December 20th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 20 (IANS) The French government and Dassault Aviation have signed an agreement paving the way for the company to acquire Alcatel-Lucent's stake in Thales, joining the French government as core ... Read more...

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India’s offsets policy could prove sticky, says French firm


November 5th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 5 (IANS) India's offsets policy that mandates the reinvestment in the country of a percentage of all defence deals could prove to be a sticky issue as the country is ... Read more...

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France clears technology transfer for Rafale fighter: Dassault


November 5th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 5 (IANS) The French government has cleared the full transfer of technology for the Rafale combat jet that is one of the six aircraft in contention for an Indian Air ... Read more...

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Dassault seeks level playing field for IAF combat jet order


November 5th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 5 (IANS) French aviation major Dassault, whose Rafale fighter is one of the six aircraft in the fray for a $10 billion Indian Air Force (IAF) order for 126 combat ... Read more...

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India’s oldest law form Fox Mandal Little wins Best National Law Firm 2008 award


June 26th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 26 (ANI): FoxMandal Little (FML), India's oldest and largest full service law firm has won the "Best National Law Firm" of the year 2008 for India at the prestigious ... Read more...

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