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Alarmed that the much-delayed $20-billion deal for 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) may be deferred further, a team of senior officers from France's defence ministry and aircraft manufacturer Dassault are to visit India shortly to expedite the procurement process and to ensure that the deal is on track.
 
 
 
After spending USD 30 billion on the FGFA and USD 20 billion on the MMRCA, the Indian Air Force will be left with a serious shortfall of at least 14 squadrons in 2032, going by the ‘best-case scenario’.
 
 
 
The U.S.-India strategic partnership is often discussed in lofty terms. Both countries, in their own words, are “natural allies” bound by shared values and a broad-brush convergence of strategic visions.
 
 
 
KORZOK, India—It was dusk when the herdsmen reached their Himalayan village bearing ominous news: They had spotted dozens of camouflage-clad Chinese soldiers inside territory India considers its own.
 
 
 
NEW DELHI: The Eurofighter Typhoon is eagerly waiting in the wings to fulfill India's requirements if the ongoing final negotiations for 126 French Rafale fighters fail for the almost $20 billion MMRCA (medium multi-role combat aircraft) project.
 
 
 
Beijing: China's military Thursday expressed concern over India's plan to construct 54 new border posts in Arunachal Pradesh, saying India should not complicate the situation and do more to maintain peace as it is a "disputed area".
 
 
 
Pushing Modi government's agenda to take relations with Israel to the optimal level, union home minister Rajnath Singh would leave for Jerusalem on November 5 for four-day visit.
 
 
 
A recent study by Britain's ministry of defence has predicted that India is likely to be among the top three military powers in the world by 2045, along with the US and China, with a projected defence outlay of $654 billion.
 
 
 
NEW DELHI: After clearing defence acquisitions of over Rs 1 lakh crore, the much awaited multi-billion French Rafale combat aircraft deal is expected to be next on the agenda for the Narendra Modi Government on defence procurement.
 
 
International Defence News


 
One of the greatest mysteries in American military history will be solved next month, when Fox News will air an interview with the Nacy SEAL who shot dead Osama Bin Laden.
 
 
 
SINGAPORE — Singapore will deploy a huge tethered surveillance balloon to boost its maritime and air security, the defence ministry announced.
 
 
 
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — North Korea has built a test facility that may be intended to develop a marine-based ballistic missile using submarines or surface vessels, a US think-tank said Tuesday.
 
 
 
WASHINGTON — The US Army is embracing a more expeditionary identity, but earlier this month, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recommended it return to an old mission on the home front: coastal defense.
 
 
 
WASHINGTON — Israel is set to place a second order of F-35 joint strike fighters, bringing its planned procurement of the stealthy, fifth-generation jet up to 44.
 
 
 
Argentina’s announcement that it plans to acquire 24 Saab Gripen fighter-bombers caused scarcely a ripple in the headlines last week, and so far has produced no reaction from Whitehall.
 
 
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