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Update on new technologies, IAF officers advised


July 9th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) With the Indian Air Force (IAF) all set to add new assets worth several crores of rupees in the coming years, officers and airmen ... 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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US wants Brazil as defense partner


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS/EFE) The US is ready to transfer military technology to Brazil to be able to count the South American country as a strategic ally, ... Read more...

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Shady defence deals will be scrapped: Antony


March 29th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) With several defence deals coming under the scanner for malpractices, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said the government will scrap any contract or tender that comes ... Read more...

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India’s defence budget hike worrisome: Pakistani daily


March 19th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) The significant hike in India's defence budget gives a "wrong message to its neighbours and perpetuates tensions in South Asia", a leading Pakistani daily said ... Read more...

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India hikes defence spending by 13 percent (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India Friday raised its military spending to Rs.1,93,407 crore ($38.6 billion/Rs.1.93 trillion), a 13 percent increase, to further push the fast-paced modernisation of its ... Read more...

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17 percent hike in India’s defence spending (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) To give a further push to its rapid military modernization, India Friday hiked its military spending by over 17 percent to Rs.1,93,407 crore (over ... Read more...

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British firm mulls price cut for Indian defence order


February 7th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) British aerospace major BAE Systems is mulling to lower its Eurofighter Typhoon price in a bid to win back a 7 billion pound ($11 billion) Indian ... 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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France’s Dassault wins India’s $10.4bn warplane deal (Intro Roundup)


January 31st, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) In a defence deal that is India's -- and amongst the world's -- largest, France's Dassault has won a $10.4 billion (Rs.52,000 crore) order ... Read more...

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France’s Dassault wins India’s $10.4 bn combat jet deal (Roundup)


January 31st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) In a defence deal that is India's -- and amongst the world's -- largest, France's Dassault has won a $10.4 billion (Rs.52,000 crore) order ... Read more...

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French bag India’s largest defence order for fighter jets (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India's largest ever defence deal, a $10.4 billion (Rs.52,000 crore) order for 126 fighter jets for the air force, has gone to France's Dassault ... Read more...

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Dasault wins $10.4 bn IAF jet fighter deal


January 31st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) French aviation firm Dassault has won the $10.4 billion deal for supplying 126 multi-role fighter aircraft to the India Air Force (IAF), a government source ... Read more...

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Eurofighter, Rafle extend dogfight from India to UAE


November 21st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS) Eurofighter and Rafale, the two finalists in the fray for India's big combat jet order, have extended their dogfight to the UAE to win ... 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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India set for last lap in $10.4-bn combat plane tender


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) India is all set to dash through the last lap in its quest to buy 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft, estimated to be worth ... Read more...

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IAF on cusp of acquiring cutting edge combat jets


October 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is finally on the cusp of ordering and acquiring cutting edge combat jets to replace its outdated inventory of Soviet-vintage ... Read more...

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IAF to seal combat plane deal in November


October 8th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Oct 8 (IANS) The winner of India's $10.4-billion tender for 126 combat aircraft is expected to be announced in November, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief ... Read more...

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India set to pick $10.4-bn combat plane deal winner


October 7th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India is all set to finalise later this month the winner of a $10.4 billion contract for 126 combat planes for its air force ... Read more...

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Defence ministry panel to consider combat jet deal next month


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A key defence ministry panel will meet next month to thrash out major hiccups in the efforts of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to ... Read more...

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India given choice to pioneer naval Typhoon jet


August 1st, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In anticipation of winning the Indian Air Force's $10.4 billion tender for 126 combat jets, European consortium EADS has offered India a choice to pioneer ... Read more...

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Combat jet tender: India to finalise lowest bidder in six weeks


July 26th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India is likely to decide in the next six weeks on the lowest bidder among the two manufacturers left in the fray for a ... Read more...

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India set to decide major military aircraft deals


June 16th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India is set to decide on possibly the world's biggest combat aircraft deal of this decade as well as those for new combat, utility ... Read more...

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All vendors given reasons for combat jet short-listing: IAF chief


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India Monday said it has individually conveyed to all six vendors in the $10.4 billion tender for 126 combat planes if their aircraft were ... Read more...

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EADS, Dassault asked to extend combat jet bids till December


April 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India has asked two European defence firms shortlisted for its $10.4 billion tender for 126 combat jets to extend their commercial bids till December ... Read more...

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Eurofighter versus Rafale in India’s $10.4-billion combat jet tender


April 27th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) It is now virtually an all-European battle for India's $10.4-billion order for 126 combat jets with the US and Russia almost out of the ... Read more...

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Antony warns defence top brass against graft in deals


April 25th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) With major deals including the $10.4-billion tender for 126 combat planes tender in its final stages, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday warned the armed ... Read more...

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Boeing says it has hands full with Indian defence deals


April 21st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing is anticipating Indian defence orders worth $14 billion, with a company official saying its hands are "pretty full" with ... Read more...

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Price talks for 126 jets to begin this month: IAF chief


March 10th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India will this month begin the price negotiation for the $10.4-billion contract for 126 combat planes for its air force to conclude the deal ... Read more...

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BAE Systems achieves major capability milestone on Typhoon


March 7th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Eurofighter Typhoon, which is one of the six aircraft in contention for an Indian Air Force (IAF) order for 126 combat jets, has ... Read more...

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US doubts over India’s combat jet partner


February 18th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) US ambassador to India Tim Roemer has expressed doubts about the ability of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to partner with US companies in delivering a multi-billion dollar ... Read more...

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Fighter procurement for dummies: Ashley Tellis does it again! (Part-4)


February 13th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Admiral Arun Prakash New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Amongst the strategic analysts on the Indo-US horizon, few are as incisive and diligent as Ashley J Tellis. In this context Tellis ... Read more...

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Indian deal hot topic at record breaking AeroIndia


February 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 11 (IANS) The eighth AeroIndia air show here has broken all records for the number of visitors, with over 1.75 lakh footfalls recorded till Friday. The focus of attention ... Read more...

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Aircraft deal: IAF fears bid losers may complain to CVC


February 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) India is just about a month or two away from deciding the winner of the $10.4-billion contract for 126 combat aircraft, but the Indian Air Force (IAF) ... Read more...

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