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Rafale fighter jets in India

Dassault Aviation, along with Safran and Thales are interested in manufacturing Rafale fighter jets in India as it is looking towards creating opportunities for establishing a full-fledged aero-defence manufacturing eco-system in India. However, the company has expressed its concerns over sharing hi-end technology with Indian companies, hence, desires for 100% FDI in defence sector. http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/french-rafale-ready-to-make-jets-in-india/471199.html
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Boeing Inaugurates another Aerospace facility

Boeing has inaugurated the second Phase of Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center (BIETC) in Bengaluru. Along with the state-of-the-art technology, the centre also has laboratories for research to support next-gen innovations in aerospace. https://defenceaviationpost.com/boeing-inaugurates-second-phase-aerospace-engineering-facility-bengaluru/
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FICV Project

The project to procure over 2,300 Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicles (FICV) for Indian Army is likely to be discuss in the next meeting with Defence Procurement Board (DPB), scheduled on 26 September.   http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/policy/nirmala-puts-shoulder-to-combat-vehicle-project/article9867797.ece
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Bomb Proof Hangars

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to construct more bomb-proof hangars across airfields in north east India to house fighter jets. Blast-proof hangers protect fighter jets when airfields are under attack. The total cost of the project is about a thousand crore and have been cleared from the government side.  http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/indian-air-force-china-doklam-stand-off-bomb-proof-hangars/1/1053184.html
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