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  1. France optimistic about Malaysia Rafale warplane deal - diplomatic sourceRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    France is confident it will sell 18 Dassault-built fighter jets to Malaysia after submitting a formal proposal, a senior diplomatic source said on Wednesday - extra firepower for one of China's neighbours in the South China Sea. While Malaysia has traditionally played down any tensions with China over the contested waterway, it has long expressed concern about piracy and security along its land and coastal borders and wants to replace its ageing MiG-29 fighter jets.

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  2. France optimistic about Malaysia Rafale warplane deal - diplomatic sourceRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    France is confident it will sell 18 Dassault-built fighter jets to Malaysia after submitting a formal proposal, a senior diplomatic source said on Wednesday - extra firepower for one of China's neighbours in the South China Sea. While Malaysia has traditionally played down any tensions with China over the contested waterway, it has long expressed concern about piracy and security along its land and coastal borders and wants to replace its ageing MiG-29 fighter jets.

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  3. Cash-Strapped with Ringgit in Crisis, Yet Najib & Co Can Think of Buying Fighter JetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Malaysia Chronicle

    Malaysia is reviewing a proposal from France to buy Rafale fighter jets but any decision would depend on how affordable the aircraft are, Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said today. Malaysia, which wants to replace its fleet of Russian MiG-29 fighters, is said to be looking at the Rafale, Boeing's F/A-18, Swedish firm Saab's Gripen and the Eurofighter Typhoon.

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  4. Malaysia says reviewing French proposal for Rafale fighter jetsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Malaysia is reviewing a proposal from France to buy Rafale fighter jets but any decision would depend on how affordable the aircraft are, Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Tuesday. Malaysia, which wants to replace its fleet of Russian MiG-29 fighters, is said to be looking at the Rafale, Boeing's F/A-18, Swedish firm Saab's Gripen and the Eurofighter Typhoon.

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  5. Breakthrough likely in Rafale talks as France softens standRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Hindustan Times

    India and France are likely to reach a breakthrough soon in negotiations on the Rafale deal, paving the way for the Indian Air Force to induct 36 French-made warplanes. The deal could be worth Euro 8 billion.

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  6. France to Discuss Mistral Sale to Malaysia - SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The St. Petersburg Times

    The vessels were ordered by former Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov in 2011 in what some observers described as a favor to France. France's defense minister will discuss the sale to Malaysia of one of the Mistral helicopter carriers originally destined for Russia during a visit to the country, a source familiar with the talks said, confirming a report on news website latribune.fr.

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  7. UPDATE 1-France, India to conclude Rafale jets deal within 10 days - sourceRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Reuters

    India's purchase of French Rafale fighter jets could be concluded in about 10 days, a source with knowledge of talks on the deal told Reuters on Friday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in April he had ordered 36 Rafale fighters to modernise his country's warplane fleet, though detailed terms and conditions remained to be settled.

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  8. France, India to conclude Rafale deal in 10 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Times of India

    PARIS: India's purchase of French Rafale fighter jets could be concluded in about 10 days, a source with knowledge of talks on the deal told Reuters on Friday. READ ALSO: Rafale deal: France says no to offset, yes to 'Make in India' Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in April he had ordered 36 Rafale fighters to modernise his country's warplane fleet, though detailed terms and conditions remained to be settled.

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  9. President Hollande costs France dearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Pravda

    ... makes up 3 billion euro. As a result, France also lost a contract worth 48 billion euro on delivering 26 Dassault Rafale fighter aircraft to India. The agreement worth 5.2 billion euro to deliver these fighter jets to Egypt is also under threat of ...

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  10. Rafale deal: France says no to offset, yes to Make in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Indian Express

    France is offering the Rafale jets at almost the same price its Air Force is buying it from the original manufacturer Dassault Aviation. The French government has rejected Indian negotiators' demand for a 50 per cent offset clause citing sharp cost escalation but offered to participate in 'Make in India' projects to carry forward the talks for 36 Rafale fighter jets that have hit turbulence.

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  11. Defence in, oil out in French stock index fashion stakesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Reuters

    Aug 14 Dassault Aviation, maker of the Rafale military fighter plane that is enjoying export success this year, is set for promotion to the SBF120 index of top French stocks in a September review, brokers predicted. The sale in March of a stake in closely held Dassault Aviation by aircraft maker Airbus is another factor leading to its likely inclusion.

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  12. IAF focus on strengthening east frontRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Telegraph

    Shillong, Aug. 13: Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha today said the air force was taking steps to strengthen its Eastern Air Command and hoped the Make in India initiative would help replace the country's aging aircraft. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a two-day conference of the commanders of Eastern Air Command at the EAC headquarters in Upper Shillong, Raha admitted that the EAC had not received much attention in the past.

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  13. Latest Indian, French warplane deal runs into problems: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Thanh Nein News

    ... government-to-government deal for the sale of the off-the-shelf Rafale fighters on April 10. File photo of a Dassault Rafale combat aircraft performing during the inauguration ceremony of Aero India 2013 on the outskirts of Bengaluru. That followed ...

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  14. Rafale deal talks run into rough weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Indian Express

    Indicating a likely price escalation, the French side was learnt to have made the Egypt deal its new benchmark for price of the Rafale jets for India. This was in contrast to the earlier indications that France had offered the aircraft to India at a price at which it sold the fighters to its own air force.

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  15. A Dassault Rafale combat aircraft performs during the inauguration ceremony ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Times of Oman

    A Dassault Rafale combat aircraft performs during the inauguration ceremony of "Aero India 2013" at Yelahanka air force station on the outskirts of Bengaluru, India, in this February 6, 2013 file photo. India's order of 36 French-made Rafale fighter jets has run into trouble with government officials struggling to agree sales terms, sources said, four months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened to break a logjam in previous commercial negotiations.

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  16. India-France Rafale deal in trouble over sales terms: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Hindustan Times

    India's multi-billion-dollar combat jet deal with French Dassault Aviation has run into trouble due to disagreement over certain terms of the deal. In this file photo, a Dassault Rafale fighter jet takes part in a flying display during the 49th Paris Air Show.

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  17. Sources: Latest Indian, French Warplane Deal Runs into ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Voice of America

    India's order of 36 French-made Rafale fighter jets has run into trouble with government officials struggling to agree sales terms, sources said, four months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened to break a logjam in previous commercial negotiations. Two senior Indian defense officials told Reuters that both sides were wrangling over the unit price of the aircraft and a condition that planemaker Dassault Aviation invest a big percentage of the value of the multi-billion dollar contract in India.

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  18. Rafale deal with France runs into trouble: SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Times of India

    A Dassault Rafale fighter participates in a flying display during the 51st Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris in this June 16, 2015 file photo. NEW DELHI: India's order of 36 French-made Rafale fighter jets has run into trouble with government officials struggling to agree sales terms, sources said, four months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened to break a logjam in previous commercial negotiations.

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  19. Photos: India's Su-30MKI Flankers Sparred With Royal Air Force TyphoonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Jalopnik

    ... sustained turning capability. This is especially relevant as India has recently purchased the French-built Dassault Rafale , and there are rumors that the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft competition that preceded the Rafale purchase, a competition ...

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  20. 'Make in India' for 90 medium combat jetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    In another major step towards self reliance in the defence sector, a plan is being finalised to produce 90 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft in India, informed sources said. A Request for Proposal is expected to be drafted soon after the new Defence Procurement Procedure comes in place.

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