India to finalize the purchase of 36 French fighter aircraft will be equipped with nuclear weapons –

India to finalize the purchase of 36 " French Rafale "; fighter will be equipped with nuclear weapons – Military Channel Sohu global network reported: September 21st Radio France international news, the intention of India approved the purchase of 36 Rafale fighters to the French military. Agence France-Presse said Paris and New Delhi for a year and a half of hard negotiations ended. Agence France-Presse quoted a news release of India’s defense ministry said, India local time on the evening of September 21st, the meeting approved the purchase contract transaction. French President Hollande has asked Defense Secretary Lud Leon to visit New Delhi 23 days ago. Agence France-Presse said that the contract amount of India to buy 36 Rafale fighter is not disclosed, but according to Indian news, the military procurement contract about 7 billion 870 million euros (about 58 billion 777 million yuan). This is the first Indian military procurement tender 126 aircraft. There is news that the French Dassault aircraft company began talks with India in 2012. According to reports, New Delhi initially explicitly require a wide range of technology transfer, so there will be a lot of extra spending. India’s current prime minister, Modi, won the election in May 16, 2014. It is reported that he cancelled the contract prior to purchase. April 2015, Modi visited france. Modi announced in Paris, under the framework of negotiations between countries, India decided to buy 36 French gust fighter. The subsequent negotiation is delayed. French President Hollande to visit India at the end of January 2016 also failed to make the purchase contract negotiations have greater progress. It is reported that the two sides did not reach an agreement on the financial payment. Reported that, despite the new agreement signed between the government and the supplementary provisions, said it would buy 18 fighter aircraft, but the total number of buyers is still much lower than the previous government plans to purchase the 126. The unnamed official told reporters, although few in number, but the decisive factor is the purchase of the Rafale "can be used as a strategic air carrying system", namely the Rafale will be used for carrying nuclear weapons in combat.相关的主题文章: