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  1. India inks $1 billion deal with Boeing to buy four spy planesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | DefenceTalk News

    India has signed a billion-dollar deal with Boeing to buy four maritime surveillance planes, defence and aviation sources said on Wednesday, as it looks to counter China in the Indian Ocean. The deal for four P-8I aircraft follows India's earlier purchase of eight of the planes from the American aerospace giant in 2009.

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  2. Dassault details Rafale deliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Flight Global

    Dassault delivered seven Rafale fighters during the first half of 2016, with its production backlog for the type now standing at 76 aircraft. Detailing its business performance in a first-half results statement on 21 July, the French manufacturer says it secured new defence orders worth a 600 million .

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  3. Indian air force plane missing with 29 on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Yahoo!

    India on Friday mounted a search and rescue operation for an Indian Air Force plane that went missing with 29 people on board. Surveillance aircraft and navy and coastguard ships began the search in the Bay of Bengal after the aircraft disappeared shortly after taking off from the southern city of Chennai on its way to Port Blair, capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands.

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  4. UPDATE 1-Dassault Aviation H1 profit down, cuts Falcon delivery forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Reuters

    The family-controlled maker of business jets and Rafale warplanes said it would deliver 50 Falcon jets in 2016, down from a previous target of 60, and 55 deliveries in 2015. Chief Executive Eric Trappier said the first half had been marked by economic and geopolitical uncertainty, including the decision by UK voters to leave the European Union, prompting some buyers to defer taking decisions on purchasing luxury jets.

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  5. Dassault Aviation H1 profit down, cuts Falcon delivery forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Reuters

    Dassault Aviation on Thursday posted lower first-half operating income and revenues, driven in part by pricing pressure on its business jet division, and reduced its forecast for Falcon business jet deliveries to 50 aircraft from 60 for 2016. The family-controlled aerospace firm, which also builds Rafale warplanes, said it had concluded discussions aimed at the sale of 36 combat jets to India and was waiting for a final Indian government decision before the deal could be signed.

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  6. French air force Mirage 2000Ds to receive mid-life upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Flight Global

    France's DGA defence procurement agency has contracted Dassault to provide a mid-life upgrade to 55 of the French air force's Mirage 2000D ground-attack aircraft. Taking the fleet's service life "beyond 2030", the modernisation activity has been expected for some time due to the heavy demand placed on the aircraft in support of ongoing operations in the Middle East.

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  7. Devialet Phantom reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Digital Trends

    ... a puzzling addition to the package, marring what is otherwise the slickest looking French import since the Dassault Rafale fighter jet. The most notable thing about the Phantom's setup is the way the piston drivers on the sides expand and compress ...

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  8. India seeks further discount on Rafale, deal in final stagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Times of India

    India is pushing for a final discount of nearly 1,50,000 Euros in the much-anticipated Rafale fighter jet deal with France even after successfully bringing down the price by nearly two billion Euros. NEW DELHI: India is pushing for a final discount of nearly 1,50,000 Euros in the much-anticipated Rafale fighter jet deal with France even after successfully bringing down the price by nearly two billion Euros.

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  9. FARNBOROUGH: Swedish air force hails Meteor missile introductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Flight Global

    ... Spain, Sweden and the UK. In addition to the Swedish air force's Gripens, the weapon will also arm the Dassault Rafale for France and Eurofighter Typhoons for Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. "Meteor is the best example of Europe doing things ...

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  10. FARNBOROUGH: F-35 faces tough fight for global salesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Flight Global

    Two years ago, Lockheed Martin's F-35 was set to make its first Atlantic crossing ahead of a high-profile Farnborough air show debut. The manufacturer seemed poised to dominate the fighter market afresh, following a more than 40-year success story with the F-16.

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  11. Lockheed Martin looks to expand, invest more in IndiaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Mydigitalfc.com

    American aerospace major Lockheed Martin, which has offered to build F16 fighter jets under 'Make in India' initiative, has shown interest in expanding its footprint here and "stepping up investments", officials said on Thursday. Marillyn Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin, who wrapped up her two-day visit here, met commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday and held detailed discussions.

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  12. France offers to kickstart Kaveri engine for indigenous Tejas aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Indian Express

    The French have agreed in principle to collaborate on the Kaveri engine which lacks the real power thrust needed to fly the Tejas. France has offered to help India revive the unsuccessful Kaveri engine project for indigenous Tejas aircraft and a host of other high-end collaboration as part of the offsets in the multi-billion Euro Rafale fighter plane deal which is now in the final stages.

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  13. French billionaire Dassault on trial for tax fraud Paris (AFP) -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Yahoo!

    Billionaire French industrialist Serge Dassault, of aviation and software giant Dassault Group, went on trial Monday for allegedly stashing millions of euros in tax havens. The 91-year-old Dassault, who is also a member of the French Senate with the conservative Republicans party, is France's third wealthiest person with a net worth estimated by Forbes magazine of $14.8 billion .

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  14. Dassault Aviation: Marcel Dassault is the patron of the new class of...Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | GlobeNewswire

    The Dassault Aviation company is deeply honored that the French Air Force has chosen to name, yesterday, the 2015 class of officer graduates from the Ecole de l'Air after Marcel Dassault. Following Louis Bleriot and Clement Ader, this is only the third time a civilian has been given the honor, out of a total of more than 80 classes.

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  15. India just rolled out its first locally-built combat planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Airport ground staff stand besides Tejas, India's first locally-built Light Combat Aircraft , before its induction into the Indian Air Force at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Airport in Bengaluru, India, July 1, 2016. India's first locally-built combat aircraft officially took to the skies on Friday, 33 years after it was cleared for development, marking a long-held goal of cutting expensive imports to build a domestic defense-industrial base.

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  16. First Indian made combat plane enters serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Cyprus Weekly

    India's first locally-built combat aircraft officially took to the skies on Friday, 33 years after it was cleared for development, marking a long-held goal of cutting expensive imports to build a domestic defence-industrial base. India's fighter aircraft fleet, made up of a mix of Russian, British and French planes, is down to 33 squadrons as against the air force's requirement of 45 to face Pakistan and China.

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  17. Dassault's Falcon 8X Receives EASA CertificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Auto Channel

    Dassault Aviation's new flagship, the 6,450 nm Falcon 8X, has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency , preparing the way for service introduction of the big new trijet. Receipt of the approval is right in line with the established program schedule.

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  18. a Indian deal for 36 Rafales moves forwardRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Flight Global

    New Delhi is in the final stages of a process that could lead to a contract for 36 Dassault Rafale fighter aircraft. Negotiations between Indian and French teams regarding the final terms of the contract are now concluded, said defence minister Manohar Parrikar during a recent visit to Bengaluru.

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  19. Eurofighter partners target fresh Typhoon salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Flight Global

    ... believes Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia could all potentially sign repeat orders. Despite having ordered the Dassault Rafale last year, Qatar also is also eyed as a potential future customer. "We keep discussing with them the possibility of equipping ...

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  20. U.S. Navy pilots report oxygen shortage while flying Super Hornet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | National Post

    ... would leave the Super Hornet as the preferred alternative, given that the F-35's other competitors - the Dassault Rafale, the Eurofighter Typhoon and the Saab Gripen - are all European. The previous Conservative government announced in 2010 that ...

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