Can't say. The Russians will have to produce a lot of jets every year for that to happen.
This is a separate discussion we can have in the MRCBF thread.
AWACS have to stay AWACS and tankers have to stay tankers. You can't combine them, it's a huge waste of resources.
You spent $500-600M on an...
Yeah. We will end up buying 5 squadrons of Rafale at best and then buy 200+ Gripen instead. Well, whatever works for us. It will be very strange...
Yeah. I made the mistake of clubbing the dollar figure with the euro figure for the base.
I have considered the cost as 200M per jet. This will include cost of spares and support and performance based logistics (PBL).
18*200M = 3.6B...
I hope you didn't take it personally, because that was not my intention. I wasn't referring to you personally, but your rank itself.
That's 250M aircraft each for a total price of 4.5B.
Yeah. 18 jets + 1 base is easily 4.5B.
If that's the cost, then it could only be the options being exercised.
I don't doubt the design capability of Dassault or making the foldable wings, but the process for IN and IAF aircraft are separate.
IN is yet to...
You mean navy deal + air force deal? It won't happen like that. Dassault is yet to prove that the Rafale can be operated on Vikky anyway. So...
Could be 44-54 jets.
The ones you posted are all yours?
If they are, then watermark them.
Our Air Marshals have repeatedly said they want MMRCA, not LCA. LCA with AESA doesn't make it MMRCA.
It's possible that the LCA with a new GaN...
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