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The incoming US President has slammed the program, but LM says a new deal is close already.
Five of the prototype Sukhoi T-50s will move to a new base and be flown by military pilots for the first time.
The M-345 jet trainer and a new helicopter will be acquired. Meanwhile, the company has consolidated in the UK.
The new interest in foreign single-engined fighters does not preclude Indian production of the French jet.
But a capability demonstration has been funded and scheduled for 2019.
The Vanilla Aircraft VA001 landed with more than half of its JP-8 fuel still available for a longer mission.
The exercise at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in October was one of the largest thus far using teams of small autonomous drones.
Moscow has enabled Damascus to advance against rebels.
British company’s French subsidiary will partner with Dassault for a service contract that has similarities with the new UK flying training system
Meanwhile, the big ‘Make in India’ contract for 56 airlifters should be signed by mid-year, according to the IAF chief.