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Aircraft sellers hope to strike some really big deals at Yelahanka in Bangalore during Aero India show as India’s military aircraft market is reportedly worth about $7-10 billion. Presence of nearly 300 foreign aerospace firms, 45 delegations from abroad and 35 air chiefs at the show prove that India has arrived on the world aviation market. And every one of them had an interest in Defence Minister A K Antony’s cryptic remark that the RFP will be out soon. 

Forty-five foreign delegations and 35 air force chiefs are also attending the biennial show 

– First time that U.S. combat aircraft makers Lockheed Martin Corp. and Boeing will fly the F-16 and F/A-18 Super Hornet at the Bangalore air show 

– First time that U.S. combat aircraft makers Lockheed Martin Corp. and Boeing will fly the F-16 and F/A-18 Super Hornet at the Bangalore air show, Boeing and its competitors are angling for potential orders that include 126 fighter aircraft for the Indian Air Force, costing an estimated $11 billion; heavy-lift helicopters; carrier jet trainers; and anti-ship missiles. 

– Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer or Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica, makes small military aircraft. It also specializes in making mid-size commercial jets with up to 122 seats aims to sell nine defense planes to India, a big emerging market for commercial and military equipment.. 

 

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