MMRCA

  • UK keen to offer Eurofighter to India 13-02-2014 09:30 PM

    Singapore: A UK trade body has said that it still sees the potential of supplying Eurofighter to India, which has postponed till the next fiscal its plan to buy 126 fighter planes from France's Dassault Aviation. "We are very keen, should the opportunity arise, to offer India a cost effective...
  • Pros and cons of a two-front war

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    Fresh from three weeks of gruelling drills that involved all operational commands, the Air Force says it's ready for a two-front war (the brass prefers...

  • India to wrap up MMRCA deal in four weeks: IAF 19-11-2011 10:53 AM

    Bangalore: IAF will make public in four weeks the winner of India's biggest-ever Rs 42,000 crore military contract to acquire 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA), Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne said in Bangalore. "We are calculating very hard. There is a lot of work going on. I expect (in)...
  • Decision on $ 10 bn MMRCA deal today 07-10-2011 01:02 PM

    New Delhi: The Defence Acquisition Council will decide on Friday which company will be given India's over $10 billion Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) deal. The race to supply for 126 fighter jets is between two European offerings - the French Rafale and the Eurofighter Typhoon, manufactured by a European...
  • Hillary may push for F-35 fighter aircraft deal 19-07-2011 07:56 AM

    New Delhi: New Delhi seems to be bending backwards to explain why two iconic US Fighter aircraft have been left out of the Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Competition to supply fighter jets to India. However, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to push for the fifth generation F-35 on...
  • US may re-enter MMRCA race, offer F-35 to IAF 21-06-2011 02:24 PM

    New Delhi: US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin may re-enter the Indian Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) race. The powerful Senate Armed Services Committee of the US is pushing the Defense Department to offer India the high-tech F-35 stealth fighter aircraft, the worlds only fifth generation multi-role fighter, built by Lockheed...
  • India, Germany to hold inter-govt consultations 31-05-2011 07:39 AM

    New Delhi: India and Germany will hold their first inter-governmental consultations at the cabinet-level on Tuesday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be in New Delhi for a day. Her main focus would be to make a strong push for the Eurofighter. Germany and France are both eyeing that coveted deal...
  • Americans out of the MMRCA fighter deal 28-04-2011 08:51 PM

    New Delhi: The high flying American campaign to win the ten billion dollar Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) tender has crashed. The Defence Ministry confirmed that Lockheed Martin's F-16 and the Boeing Super Hornet were out of the race to supply and co produce as many as 200 fighters for...
  • US, Russia out of IAF MMRCA fighter deal 28-04-2011 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: The race for the multi-billion dollar contract for 126 combat aircraft for the Indian Air Force has entered the final phase. Defence Ministry sources have told CNN-IBN that the Eurofighter consortium and the French Dassault Aviation which makes Rafale aircraft are in the fray while the other the...
  • IAF set to seal $ 10 bn combat aircraft deal 05-04-2011 07:11 AM

    New Delhi: The Eurofighter Typhoon is in combat for the first time over Libya and the Indian Air Force is watching with deep interest. The aircraft is one of six competing for the medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) tender. And recent reports give the Eurofighter and the French Rafale the...
  • MMRCA fighter buzz: US, EU step up heat 24-10-2010 03:21 PM

    India's choice of a medium fighter for the Air Force won't happen until next year. ...