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India's Rafale Dilemma: France Cannot Be Trusted After Mistral Faux Pas / Sputnik International . . . ah, ha! Do I see the word TRUST being employed? Are we making progress here? :) ~J


France and India have been trying to ink the deal since 2012, with New Delhi becoming increasingly frustrated with its European partner. India wants Dassault Aviation to stick to the original terms of the medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) contract. 298 more words


India's ailing air force at risk in tough neighbourhood | Reuters

India’s air force risks a major capability gap opening up with China and Pakistan without new western warplanes or if local defence contractors can’t produce what the military needs in a timely manner. 183 more words


Egypt re-arms: signs 5.2 billion-euro deal for French jets, ships and missiles

(Reuters) – Egypt signed a 5.2 billion-euro deal to buy French weaponry on Monday, Egyptian media said, in a move Cairo hopes will boost its military power as fears grow of conflict in neighboring Libya spilling over its border. 312 more words

France to sell 24 Rafale fighter jets to Egypt

France and Egypt have agreed a deal worth more than $5.7 billion for the sale of Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets, a naval frigate and missiles, a French source close to the matter said on Thursday.  174 more words

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Dassault Aviation’s New Falcon 8X Takes To The Air

Dassault Aviation(Bordeaux, Merignac, France) announced on February 6, 2015 that the company’s new flagship, the ultra-long range Falcon 8X, successfully completed its first flight a little more than one month after rollout. 677 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 1/30/13

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for January 30, 2015:

RULE: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus Model A330–201, –202, –203, –301, –302, and –303 airplanes. 1,874 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 1/21/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for January 21, 2015:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near Yerba Buena Island, CA in support of the San FranciscoOakland Bay Bridge (SFOBB) Demolition Safety Zone from December 31, 2014 through December 30, 2015. 1,023 more words

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