Qatar To Procure Dassault Rafale Aircraft?

Qatar could intensify its interest in procuring Rafale jets when its new Emir, Sheikh Tamim Ben Hamad Al Thani visits Paris on June 23, the La Tribune financial website reported on Wednesday…

http://www.defenseworld.net/news/10589/Qatar_To_Procure_Dassault_Rafale_Aircraft_#.U4aYXFSx15Q

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Korea To Test F-35 JSF By Simulator

An evaluation team from the South Korean Air Force will test Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II before signing a deal to purchase 40 of the stealth aircraft for its “next-generation” fighter jet, the nation’s procurement agency said Sunday…

http://www.defenseworld.net/news/10578/Korea_To_Test_F_35_JSF_By_Simulator

Heron UAS operators offered airframe ‘transplant’

 

Existing operators of the Israel Aerospace Industries Heron unmanned air system are being offered a way of getting the advanced performance of the heavy fuel engine-powered Super Heron, by taking the avionics package of the older version and “transplanting” it into the new model’s enlarged fuselage…

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Heron-UAS-operators-offered-airframe-transplant-399768

IAF needs a ‘mirage’ touch

The IAF’S fighter strength has been a cause of worry. It is hoped that the new government will take an early decision on clearing the purchase of 126 French Rafale multi-role combat jets. Negotiations have been underway since January 2012.
There is a sense of urgency as further delays in the acquisition will upset the IAF’s plan to sustain its minimum operational strength…

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-2639843/SITUATION-ROOM-The-new-Defence-Minister-lift-cloud-suspicion-Government-armed-forces.html