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September 23, 2016, 7:50 AM

India Finally Confirms Rafale Deal

An inter-governmental agreement with France has been signed for 36 aircraft.

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First production A400M
Dec 2, 2011 - 8:50 AM
Airbus Military has begun final assembly of the first production A400M, slated for the French Air Force.
RAF Harrier
Dec 2, 2011 - 8:45 AM
The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) is paying $180 million to buy 72 BAE Harrier GR.9 V/STOL fighters that were axed from the Royal Air Force
Gripen NG
Dec 1, 2011 - 3:30 PM
Switzerland has chosen the Saab Gripen as its new fighter aircraft, in preference to the Dassault Rafale or Eurofighter Typhoon.
Patriot MSE test firing
Nov 25, 2011 - 9:00 AM
Lockheed Martin announced that the troubled, tri-national, medium extended air defense system (MEADS)
T-50 PAKFA
Nov 25, 2011 - 8:55 AM
The third prototype of the Sukhoi T-50 fifth-generation fighter made a first flight on November 22
AT-6
Nov 25, 2011 - 8:50 AM
The U.S. Air Force has apparently chosen the Embraer Super Tucano to meet the Light Air Support (LAS)
CN-235 MPA Mexico
Nov 25, 2011 - 8:45 AM
Airbus Military has delivered the first of four CN235 Maritime Patrol Aircraft to Mexico,
Lynx MWAS screenshot
Nov 25, 2011 - 8:40 AM
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) of California belatedly revealed that its Lynx multimode radar
Dassault Rafale
Nov 18, 2011 - 12:05 PM
UAE official declares French Rafale offer uncompetitive
Boeing P-8A
Nov 18, 2011 - 11:49 AM
Boeing has expanded on its proposal to replace the U.S. Air Force E-8 Joint STARS air-ground surveillance aircraft (AGS) with a version of the P-8 Poseidon