U.S. again says it would provide F-35 data to India

“The U.S. Defense Department on Tuesday repeated its willingness to share information about the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet if the Indian government expressed interest in buying the stealthy new, multinational fighter plane.

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India rejected American, Russian and Swedish bids in April, but a source familiar with the negotiations told Reuters on Tuesday that India was considering buying an additional 80 jets and could open that process to bidders from those countries.”

ExMergere: pour des raisons diplomatico-économiques, l’Inde pourrait acheter au final plus de 200 appareils, dont 126 Rafales, pour remplacer ses actuels chasseurs, et ce sans parler des programmes dits de “5ème génération” discutés avec les Russes et Américains.