India finalized the purchase of 36 fighter aircraft total price of $8 billion 800 million – Sohu Mil-lformat

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India to finalize a purchase of 36 " aircraft; gust " $8 billion 800 million – Sohu Military Channel 23 days in India and France signed the sales contract, to buy the latter 36 Rafale fighters, worth 7 billion 900 million euros ($8 billion 800 million). This is the largest in India for decades a purchase transaction. [price] "reasonable" Reuters, the French Defense Minister Jean Yves Le Drian? India’s defense minister Ma Lo and Hal? Parry Carle 23 in India, capital of New Delhi signed the sale contract. Under the terms of the agreement, the first gust fighter will be handed over to India in 2019, the 36 fighter aircraft to be delivered within 6 years. "Gust" manufactured by Dassault aircraft company, France is a new generation of multifunctional fighter, capable of performing air, on the ground or sea surface target attack missions, known as one of the world’s most efficient multi-purpose fighter, the most sophisticated and most expensive. In fact, as early as 2012, India has expressed the intention to purchase 126 aircraft Dassault Rafale fighter. However, due to the differences in the price, technology and production transfer and other aspects of the negotiations failed. India’s prime minister Narendra modi? Came to power in 2014, the two countries to restart several rounds of negotiations between the government. India draft new procurement contract, the original order shrunk to 36. India defense analyst Nitin? Ghokale told the Reuters reporter, in his view, the $8 billion 800 million order price reasonable "". In fact, 36 Rafale fighters of the initial sales contract price 12 billion euros ($13 billion 400 million), after negotiations, to finalize the price now. The maximum number of orders [] foreign media reports, this is the largest in India for decades a purchase transaction. Parica M later on 23 in its twitter, said the order can significantly improve the India attack and defense capabilities". Agence France-Presse reported that the India Air Force Fighter Squadron currently number approximately 32, each squadron of 18 aircraft, 36 Rafale fighters all after delivery, the number of India Air Force fighter squadron will increase two. According to the Reuters’s statement, the largest the sale contract is also a "gust" so far in order to sell. In this regard, the French President Francois? He said in a statement, which means that the India of the French aviation industry science and technology quality and competitive recognition". As a "gust" manufacturer Dassault aircraft company, in a statement on the sale contract signed "welcome".相关的主题文章: