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  1. Dassault Aviation Reveals First Falcon 8XRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PR-inside.com

    Dassault Aviation Reveals First Falcon 8X Next step: maiden flight in first quarter 2015 December 17, 2014 : Dassault Aviation today rolled back the curtains on the ultra long range Falcon 8X, the company's new flagship and the latest addition to the growing Falcon business jet family. Unveiled at Dassault's Bordeaux-Merignac facility before an audience of customers, operators, industrial partners and representatives of certification authorities, the 8X will offer the greatest range and the longest cabin in the Falcon line, along with the most extensive selection of cabin configurations available on any executive jet.

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  2. Dassault Aviation Reveals First Falcon 8XRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Canada NewsWire

    Unveiled at Dassault's Bordeaux-Merignac facility before an audience of customers, operators, industrial partners and representatives of certification authorities, the 8X will offer the greatest range and the longest cabin in the Falcon line, and the most extensive selection of cabin configurations on the market. , the Falcon 8X builds on the advanced performance and technology of the popular 7X long range trijet.

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  3. France betting big on Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail link: EnvoyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Newkerala.com

    Calling for enhanced cooperation between the Indian and the French railways, French Ambassador to India Francois Richier Wednesday exuded confidence of his country's partnership in the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail link. The French envoy asserted the negotiations for the $20 billion MMRCA project for 126 Rafale fighters were on fast track and expected them to be finalised soon.

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  4. Photos of the Day: Low-cost alternatives to the F-35Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | ECNmag

    Canada are wavering in their support in the F-35, and some, like our neighbors to the north, are actively considering alternatives, including the Eurofigher Typhoon , Dassault Rafale and Boeing Super Hornet. None of these, of course, are "Fifth-generation" fighters, but they could fulfill individual countries' needs and more importantly, they're cheaper.

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  5. India's $19 billion weapons blitz wooing global companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Thanh Nein News

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared $19 billion of arms procurement proposals since taking power in May, almost double India's spending on weapons in the last fiscal year as he tries to modernize the country's military. The blitz of 41 approvals spans heavy guns to submarines as Modi seeks to counter China's rising military heft and take a firmer stance on border disputes with Pakistan.

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  6. Dassault Aviation and Wallan Aviation Extend Relationship with New Falcon 5X AgreementRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | ThomasNet

    MEBA 2014, DUBAI, UAE Dassault Aviation has announced the sale of a Falcon 5X ultra-wide body twin jet to Wallan Aviation, the prominent Middle East general aviation company. The 5,200 nm 5X will be delivered in 2018 and Wallan Aviation will operate the aircraft for the company's own use with the option to charter.

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  7. UPDATE 1-Canada to continue in F-35 fighter program but outlines risksRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Reuters

    Canada will stay part of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program while a decision is made on whether to actually buy the plane, the government said on Wednesday. But Ottawa outlined several risks to the program, which has been hit by major delays and cost overruns.

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  8. Dassault Aviation and Wallan Aviation Extend Relationship With New Falcon 5X AgreementRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sys-Con Media

    Dassault Aviation has announced the sale of a Falcon 5X ultra-wide body twin jet to Wallan Aviation, the prominent general aviation company. The 5,200 nm 5X will be delivered in 2018 and Wallan Aviation will operate the aircraft for the company's own use with the option to charter.

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  9. Nigeria all set to buy 25-40 JF-17 jets from PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Nation

    ... describe Western aircraft such as Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 60s, the Saab Gripen, Eurofighter Typhoon, and Dassault Rafale, among others. The weekly said that Western officials had previously said that a first successful export of the JF-17 holds ...

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  10. Nigeria buying JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft from PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Nation

    ... describe Western aircraft such as Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 60s, the Saab Gripen, Euro fighter Typhoon, and Dassault Rafale, among others. The Weekly said that western officials had previously said that a first successful export of the JF-17 holds ...

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  11. 20-30 Tejas aircraft to be commissioned soon: Manohar ParrikarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Indian Express

    As many as 20-30 indigenously built Light Combat , which will replace the aging MIG fighters, will be commissioned soon, government informed the Lok Sabha on Friday. Defence Research and Development Organisation is working on the Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Programme, which has been running behind schedule.

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  12. French-Indian Rafale deal to wrap up in 'months': French ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Reuters

    A deal between France and India to sell 126 Rafale fighter jets to India in a deal worth an estimated $15 billion will need several months more negotiations, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday. Le Drian's comments came after the Indian Defence Ministry said this week it had agreed with the French Defence Ministry to fast-track negotiations and seek to overcome differences in talks that have been ongoing since January 2012.

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  13. India, France say will press ahead with Rafale Fighter Jet dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | DefenceTalk News

    The French and Indian defence ministers agreed to press ahead with negotiations on the sale of 126 Rafale fighter jets to India, both sides said Tuesday, after slow progress cast doubt on the estimated $12 billion deal. Successive deadlines to complete one of the world's biggest airline contracts have slipped by, leading to reports that Britain's Eurofighter could try to re-enter the race.

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  14. Official: India nears deal for French fighter jetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this June 21, 2001 file photo, a French Air Force Rafale manufactured by France's Dassault Aviation speeds above Le Bourget airport, north of Paris, during the 44th Paris Air Show, in France. 1 comment

  15. Moaist Rebels Kill Indian Troops; International Aid Organizations...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Foreign Policy

    Indian Maoist rebels killed at least 14 Central Reserve Police Force personnel and injured many others in an ambush in Chhattisgarh -- located in central India -- according to news reports on Monday . Zulfikar Hasan, a CRPF spokesman, said: "[They] were using local villagers as shields, hence our force couldn't retaliate with full force as that would also have cost villagers' lives" .

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  16. India, France say will press ahead with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Bangkok Post

    The French and Indian defence ministers agreed to press ahead with negotiations on the sale of 126 Rafale fighter jets to India, both sides said on Tuesday, after slow progress cast doubt on the estimated $12 billion deal. A Rafale fighter jet is seen flying over Iraq on a reconnaissance mission, after taking off from the Al-Dhafra base in the United Arab Emirates, on October 17, 2014 Successive deadlines to complete one of the world's biggest airline contracts have slipped by, leading to reports that Britain's Eurofighter could try to re-enter the race.

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  17. India and France to push ahead with Rafale jet dealRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Reuters

    The French and Indian defence ministers agreed on Monday to overcome any differences and finalise the sale of 126 fighter jets to India in a deal worth an estimated $15 billion, the Indian defence ministry said. France's Dassault Aviation has been trying to clinch a deal to sell India its Rafale jets since New Delhi chose the company over other foreign plane manufacturers in 2012.

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  18. Rafale issue will be resolved in fast-tracked manner: Manohar ParrikarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | DNA India

    French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday night raised the issue of the multi-billion dollar deal for 126 Rafale combat aircraft during talks with his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar who said it would be "resolved in a fast-tracked manner". India had in 2012 selected Rafale aircraft in a deal estimated to be over Rs 60,000 crore but negotiations are still continuing between the Defence Ministry and the French firm Dassault Aviation.

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  19. France pushes for Rafale deal, but talks still stuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Times of India

    The French jet had then gone ahead to beat the Eurofighter - backed by the UK, Germany, Spain and Italy - in January 2012 both on direct acquisition costs as well as "life-cycle costs'' of operating the fighters over a 40-year timeframe. NEW DELHI: India and France have decided to step-up bilateral cooperation in counter-terrorism and maritime security as well as hold a major aero-naval exercise in the Indian Ocean early next year, signaling their intent to further bolster their "strategic partnership".

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  20. UPDATE 1-Airbus sells part of Dassault back to French planemakerRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Reuters

    Airbus Group sold 8 percent of Dassault Aviation back to the French planemaker in a deal worth 794 million euros on Friday - the first step towards unwinding an awkward 16-year-old link to its defence market rival. The move will result in a net reduction of Airbus Group's stake from 46.3 percent to 42.1 percent after taking account of Dassault's plans to cancel the shares along with a further 1 percent acquired in a separate buyback, the companies said.

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