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  1. French team to visit India to put MMRCA deal on fast trackRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Express India

    Summary Citing hurdles in final round of negotiations, sources indicate that besides the costs, it is the clause on transfer of technology that is causing more delays Alarmed that the much-delayed $20-billion deal for 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft may be deferred further, a team of senior officers from France's defence ministry and aircraft manufacturer Dassault are to visit India shortly to expedite the procurement process and to ensure that the deal is on track. Dassault's Rafale fighter was selected to supplement the Indian Air Force's ageing fleet over competition from the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, Eurofighter Typhoon, Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon, Mikoyan MiG-35 and Saab JAS 39 Gripen..


  2. Rafale take-off hopes flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Oct. 29: The French government believes that India is about to become the first customer for the Rafale fighter aircraft despite the long and hard bargaining over price and work-share arrangements. In three months from now, it will be three years since the Indian Air Force selected the Rafale from a field of six competitors to fulfil its requirement for 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft .


  3. Airbus and Tata team up to bid for IAF planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Times of India

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  4. UPDATE 1-Airbus and Tata team up to bid for Indian aircraft dealRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Reuters

    Europe's Airbus and India's Tata Sons have bid for a multi-billion dollar contract to replace the Indian Air Force's ageing fleet of Avro cargo planes, as New Delhi looks to boost the role of the local private sector in modernising its armed forces. Under the bid, estimated by analysts to be worth at least $2 billion, Airbus' Defence and Space unit and Tata's Advanced Systems would replace the 56 Avro jets with Airbus' C295 transport planes, the European manufacturer said on Tuesday.


  5. Falklands War 2? Argentina's new fighters a serious threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The First Post

    ... a well developed civil and military aircraft industry of its own, chose the Gripen in preference to France's Dassault Rafale and the US Boeing F18 Super Hornet. (Neither the Bae Typhoon nor the American Lockheed Martin F-35 reached the final round.) ... 20 comments

  6. No softlanding in sight for $20-bn Rafale dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Express India

    The wait for the $20-billion 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft for the Indian Air Force is going to get longer due to budgetary constraints and the delay in concluding the negotiations with the French company Dassault. Though the talks with Dassault have been going on for two years now, IAF chief Arup Raha has admitted that it would take another three to four years before the first squadron of Rafale aircraft could be raised.


  7. Dassault Falcon Jet establishes new pilot operational support teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Aerotech News And Review

    Dassault Falcon Jet recently established a new Pilot Operational Support Team in Teterboro, N.J., to support operators in the Western Hemisphere. The team is based at Teterboro Airport and reinforces the existing Dassault pilot support team in Saint Cloud, France.


  8. Dassault Aviation: New Falcon Airborne Service adds alternative lift to AOG supportRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | PR-inside.com

    New Falcon Airborne Service adds alternative lift to AOG support October 20, 2014 : Today Dassault Aviation introduced a new airborne response service that provides not only rapid AOG support but also alternative transportation options for passengers. "We already use charter and company aircraft to expedite AOG solutions, but with our new service we are taking airborne support to the next level," said Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman/CEO.


  9. Rafale can be shot down like 'mosquitoes by Chinese-made Sukhoi': Russian envoyRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Newkerala.com

    Indirectly expressing his country's surprise over the Indian Government and its defence establishment's decision to go ahead with its reported plan to buy 126 Rafale combat aircraft from France, Russia's Ambassador to India, Alexander M. Kadakin, said the Dassault Aviation-manufactured fighter aircraft could be shot down like a mosquito by a Chinese-manufactured or produced Sukhoi jet should there ever be a conflict in the neighbourhood.


  10. Dassault Falcon Jet Establishes New Pilot Operational Support TeamRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Sys-Con Media

    "The decision to set up a dedicated Pilot Operational Support team for the Western Hemisphere was motivated by customer feedback and the immense popularity this kind of support has enjoyed with Falcon pilots and operators worldwide," said John Rosanvallon, President and CEO of Dassault Falcon Jet. "Establishing this new team will allow us to further increase our responsiveness to customer flight operation needs in the U.S. and elsewhere in the Americas."


  11. Dassault Aviation : Dassault Aviation Group Quarterly information as of September 30th, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | GlobeNewswire

    Export represented 94% of the total order intake. New orders stood at 67 FALCON over 2014 first nine months, vs. 41 FALCON over 2013 same period.


  12. Canada's Fighter Non-Decision DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Forbes.com

    I write about aviation and defense, and have had numerous articles in Aviation Week and Space Technology, AIAA's Aerospace America, and other publications. As Vice President of Analysis at Teal Group, I also manage consulting projects in the commercial and military aircraft field and analyzes broader defense and aerospace trends.


  13. Airbus Prepares to Cut Dassault Stake to Benefit From Jet DemandRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Bloomberg

    Airbus Group NV is preparing to reduce its stake in Dassault Aviation SA by almost half, selling shares to institutional investors and back to Dassault in a transaction valued at about 2 billion euros . The European planemaker is exploring opportunities to sell because the U.S. economy , the largest driver of the business jet market, is rebounding, suggesting demand for aircraft will pick up, Marwan Lahoud, the head of strategy at Airbus Group, said in a telephone interview yesterday.


  14. UPDATE 2-Airbus sets out plans to reduce Dassault stakeRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Reuters

    Airbus Group on Tuesday sketched out the opening steps of a plan to unwind its 46 percent holding in Dassault Aviation, saying it was weighing the possibility of selling a 10 percent stake by placing it with financial institutions. The European planemaker's chief spokesman said such a move, if it went ahead, would be combined with a further reduction of the company's shareholding by taking part in a share buyback being prepared separately by Dassault Aviation.


  15. Licences cleared for 19 high-tech defence JVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Mydigitalfc.com

    In a significant push to the 'make in India' campaign launched by prime minister Narendra Modi and in an effort to secure India's defences in a troubled neighbourhood, the NDA government cleared industrial licences for 19 major joint ventures to manufacture high technology defence items in the country. This is the first batch of proposals that have been given the green signal after the Modi government increased the foreign direct investment cap to 49 per cent in defence manufacturing, first announced in the maiden budget of finance minister Arun Jaitley on July 10. Some of these proposals have been pending for long, given that foreign companies were awaiting increase in FDI cap to 49 per cent after formation of new government at centre.


  16. Indian Airforce Chief Concerned By Fighter DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | DefenceTalk News

    Indian top-gun pilots are slowly but surely running out of combat-worthy fighters to fly. Faced with the twin-threat from China and Pakistan , the IAF has once again sounded the red-alert over the huge delays dogging all its three fighter induction projects.


  17. With fleet on last legs, IAF chief sounds alert over delayed fighter projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Indian top-gun pilots are slowly but surely running out of combat-worthy fighters to fly. Faced with the twin-threat from China and Pakistan, the Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Saturday said the delays in the MMRCA project, the indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft programme and the joint development of the futuristic stealth fifth-generation fighter aircraft with Russia, should be a major concern for the entire country.


  18. SlideshowSecret Service MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | National Review Online

    The sterling reputation of the U.S. Secret Service has been tarnished after a series of scandals and security lapses involving its most important mission: protecting the President. Over the years, the agency has had its ups and downs on the big screen as well.


  19. SlideshowRafale FighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | National Review Online

    As the White House continues to assemble a coalition to roll back ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria, French aircraft have flown reconnaissance missions and pounded targets since the opening days of the campaign. Here's a look at France's sleek Rafale fighter.


  20. Meme WatchTyson TweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | National Review Online

    Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has taken some PR hits over recent revelations that he's misquoted politicians in speeches. Now some non-scientsts are mocking Tyson's occassionally hacky Twitter feed.