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Offline XP67_Moonbat

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Re: Indian M-MRCA Requirement
« Reply #75 on: September 09, 2018, 03:49:21 pm »
Tee-hee.
In God we trust, all others we monitor. :-p

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Re: Indian M-MRCA Requirement
« Reply #78 on: September 10, 2018, 12:09:18 pm »
The "MKI" is now flight tested in France. First prototype is tested in France right now with all the specific mods while the 35 other will be modified directly in India. Test flight planned for 5 years. Conversion should in theory start thereafter (in India).

No link right now but it's in the press already

Enjoy!
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Re: Indian M-MRCA Requirement
« Reply #79 on: September 10, 2018, 04:37:45 pm »
The "MKI" is now flight tested in France. First prototype is tested in France right now with all the specific mods while the 35 other will be modified directly in India. Test flight planned for 5 years. Conversion should in theory start thereafter (in India).

No link right now but it's in the press already

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/first-rafale-for-india-being-flight-tested-in-france-only-one-will-arrive-custom-made-5345837/

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Re: Indian M-MRCA Requirement
« Reply #80 on: September 14, 2018, 04:41:07 am »
Well, the bad Frenchs are not bad for everybody everywhere, even in India… :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvwlicP4WHg&feature=youtu.be

But the politicians are the same, everywhere, even in India...

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Re: Indian M-MRCA Requirement
« Reply #81 on: September 16, 2018, 08:01:46 am »
The range and loitering figures displayed 12:00 are quite strange.

A clever assumption would also have been for them to ask how much the IAF would pay on the market today for a similar package of performances (airframe and weapon systems) since this is at the heart of the polemic.
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