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The Rafale As Canada’s Next Fighter – Part 1
Editor's note: As part of its ongoing coverage of the CF-18 fighter aircraft replacement, Defence Watch has published a number of articles from authors supporting various aircraft.
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Tue Feb 25, 2014
UPDATE 1-French state holding firm head says not candidate for Veolia CEO
France said on Tuesday David Azema, the head of French state holding company APE, would have to appear before a government ethics commission before he could seek the top job at water and waste group Veolia, even though he denied he was a candidate.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Dassault Aviation Generates Solid Sales for Flagship 7X in Middle...
Dassault Aviation will highlight its expanded line of Falcon business jets at Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
BAE secures deal with Saudi Arabia on Typhoon jet pricing
BAE, the world's third-largest defense company, has secured an agreement with Saudi Arabia over the pricing of 72 Eurofighter Typhoon strike jets, after two years of fraught negotiations and unsuccessful efforts to export the aircraft elsewhere.
India's defence spend lowest since 1962 war
The last time defence allocation was lower was 1962, when the military got 1.5 per cent of the GDP, in keeping with the trend through the 1950s.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Pakistan Continues Buying Surplus F-16s – Adding 13 from Jordan
The Pakistani Air Force has acquired a squadron of F-16 multi-role fighter aircraft from Jordan.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
French tycoon Dassault in custody over alleged vote buying
French industrialist and senator Serge Dassault, the billionaire manufacturer of fighter jets, was detained and grilled on Wednesday over alleged vote buying in his former fiefdom east of Paris.
UPDATE 2-BAE Systems agrees pricing on Saudi Eurofighter deal
British defence contractor BAE Systems has finally agreed pricing with Saudi Arabia on its long-delayed Eurofighter Typhoon jet deal with the Gulf state, potentially leading to more contracts across the region.
Aging billionaire Serge Dassault in police custody (Business) (17...
French industrialist Serge Dassault, 88, the billionaire manufacturer of Rafale and Mirage fighter jets, was in police custody for alleged vote buying, a judicial source said.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
French senator Dassault loses immunity, to face graft charge
The French Senate on Wednesday lifted immunity for a billionaire industrialist senator, Serge Dassault, clearing the way for him to face criminal charges for alleged vote-buying.
As West cuts, global defence industry balance shifts
Fuelled by growing strains in Middle East and Asia, global defence spending looks set to rise in 2014 for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
IAF will buy 14 Tejas squadrons, lowering costs
India's own fighter, the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft , is playing a growing role in protecting Indian airspace.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Dassault Falcon Jet Sees Growing Strength in Southeast Asia
These investments will be highlighted - along with a Falcon 7X and Falcon 2000LX aircraft - at the Singapore Airshow, which opens -as emerging growth countries for business aviation," said John Rosanvallon, President and CEO of Dassault Falcon Jet.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
No money left to buy Rafale fighters: Antony
Antony also said government is looking into complaints about the procedure to determine the winner of the combat aircraft deal, which is touted as the "mother of all deals" and is expected to cost India more than Rs 60,000 crore.
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India unlikely to seal fighter jet deal with Dassault before May polls: Minister
A worker checks a Rafale jet fighter as he works on the assembly line in the factory of French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation in Merignac near Bordeaux, southwestern France, on Jan 10, 2014.