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April 15, 2015, 4:45 PM

Indian Rethink Is Leading To a Smaller Rafale Deal

Procurement funds may be switched to indigenous LCA and Indo-Russian FGFA.

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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
Feb 17, 2015 - 8:17 PM
The U.S. State Department announced a new export policy that provides for the sale of U.S.-made military and commercial drones overseas.
General Atomics due regard radar
Feb 17, 2015 - 1:55 PM
General Atomics said it has flown the first fully functional air-to-air collision avoidance radar for unmanned aircraft.
Feb 13, 2015 - 9:30 AM
Dassault Aviation concluded its first export order for the Rafale fighter with Egypt in barely three months.
An MH-53E Sea Dragon lands on the deck.
Feb 12, 2015 - 10:59 AM
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command issued updated guidance for inspecting Sikorsky CH/MH-53E heavy lift helicopters.
Feb 12, 2015 - 7:48 AM
Israeli company has chosen the Bombardier business jet as it re-enters the maritime patrol aircraft market.
Feb 12, 2015 - 6:38 AM
Row develops over alleged improper funding of modifications to the ACES ejection seat
Feb 11, 2015 - 8:22 AM
Qatar could follow, but negotiations with India are still unresolved.
T-38 Talon
Feb 10, 2015 - 9:07 AM
Northrop Grumman will propose a new design for the U.S. Air Force's T-X advanced jet trainer program instead of teaming with BAE Systems with its Hawk jet.
Feb 5, 2015 - 11:28 AM
The UK Ministry of Defence is not yet ready to sign a long-term deal with BAE Systems.
Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian
Feb 4, 2015 - 10:23 PM
Manned-unmanned teaming of Apaches and unmanned aircraft is the U.S. Army's 'bridging strategy' to replace OH-58 Kiowa Warriors.