India Set to Reopen Tanker Contest:




India’s defence ministry has issued a fresh request for information linked to its possible future purchase of six new in-flight refuelling aircraft, having halted a previous competition late in 2009. New Delhi confirms that it has issued the new request to potential suppliers, but declines to comment further on its requirements or potential procurement schedule.The Indian Air Force now flies a fleet of Ilyushin II-78MK1 tankers and had received information on an improved version through a previo...
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