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36 French Rafale Fighter Jets to Cost India Euros 7.8 billion

36 French Rafale Fighter Jets to Cost India Euros 7.8 billion

Closing the deal much below the asking price, India has finalised the much-touted deal for purchase of 36 French made Rafale fighter jets at around Euros 7.8 billion or Rs 58,600 crores, sources in the know told DefenceAviationPost….

India set to approve manufacturing facility for US fighter jets

India set to approve manufacturing facility for US fighter jets

“Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will once again strike a tough bargain for India during the ongoing three day visit of the US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter, a bargain that will see the country benefitng on both the economic and strategic front besides gaining immensely on the technical front

Tata Motors to Supply Military Vehicles to Thailand and Myanmar

Tata Motors to Supply Military Vehicles to Thailand and Myanmar

In line with PM Modi’s “Act East Policy”, India’s leading private sector company and largest auto maker by sales—Tata Motors, is all set to penetrate new markets in South East Asia and secure significant orders….

Firmly believe we can harness ideas and technology to find winning solutions : DCOAS Lt Gen Subrata Saha

Firmly believe we can harness ideas and technology to find winning solutions : DCOAS Lt Gen Subrata Saha

India’s defence industry is witnessing an important chapter in its history. For the first time, the industry (including big corporates, SMEs and MSMEs) is getting an opportunity to have wide….

Talks on Rafale jet deal in final stage

Talks on Rafale jet deal in final stage

The deal for 36 fighter jets was first announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to France last year. The two sides had hoped to wrap up the strategic order during President Francois Hollande’s Republic Day visit in January, but the two sides had failed to reach a consensus on the price. As reported by DefenceAviationPost.com, India wants to keep the price at around Rs 60,000 crore. Defence minister Manohar Parrikar had told DefenceAviationPost in an exclusive interview last month that he wanted to close the multi-billion dollar deal as early as possible.

Today, Every Airbus commercial aircraft being produced, is partly Made-in-India:Airbus

Today, Every Airbus commercial aircraft being produced, is partly Made-in-India:Airbus

Airbus Group has set its sights on exceeding $2 billion in cumulative procurement, covering both civil and defence, up to 2020. In a first for any foreign aerospace and defence…

New DPP’s Big Push: “Private Indian Defence Manufacturers to get access to domestic testing facilities for a Fee,” Parrikar

New DPP’s Big Push: “Private Indian Defence Manufacturers to get access to domestic testing facilities for a Fee,” Parrikar

Indian defence manufacturers will have easy access to testing facilities

Tata Group-Singapore Airlines-backed full-service carrier Vistara to expand capacity, add new routes

Tata Group-Singapore Airlines-backed full-service carrier Vistara to expand capacity, add new routes

The Tata Group-Singapore Airlines-backed full-service carrier Vistara has announced a 25%

Reliance Defence and Antonov to co-operate on Transport Aircraft for Military and Civil Use

Reliance Defence and Antonov to co-operate on Transport Aircraft for Military and Civil Use

Reliance Defence Ltd along with Ukraine based State Corporation ANTONOV have agreed to cooperate on dual version transport aircraft for Military, Para military and Commercial use in India; Requirement of more than 500 aircraft in different roles; market size exceed Rs 35,000 cr over next 15 yrs

Airbus Helicopters maintains civil market lead

Airbus Helicopters maintains civil market lead

Flying more than 3 million flight hours per year, Airbus Helicopters’ in-service fleet includes some 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in 152 countries.