War Planes Deal

  • Rafale deal not to be inked during visit of French President February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Enhancing cooperation in the key areas of defence, nuclear energy, counterterrorism and trade will be focus of French President Francois Hollande's first visit to New Delhi but $ 10billion deal for Rafale fighter aircraft will not be inked during his twoday stay starting Thursday. Hollande, who will be on...
  • France upbeat on prospects of Rafale deal with India February 11, 2013

    Paris: French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on February 11 that talks with India to finalise the purchase of French Rafale war planes were looking up. India chose Dassault Aviation's Rafale for exclusive negotiations over a year ago to supply 126 aircraft in a deal potentially worth $10 billion. However, both...