Skip to comments.Eurofighter Offers Technology Transfer; U.K. Rejects Naval Eurofighter
Posted on 02/10/2011 6:38:58 PM PST by ErnstStavroBlofeld
Here at Aero India 2011, Eurofighter has showcased a new naval variant of the Eurofighter Typhoon and has offered it to the Indian Navy. The Eurofighter has also been pitching hard for the Indian Air Force Medium Multi-role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) competition and roped in the Defence Minister of United Kingdom Dr. Liam Fox to strongly push the deal.
In a press briefing at the Aero India media center, he spoke highly of the Eurofighter's bid for M-MRCA competition and termed the offering as the best bet on the table. Answering a question of the high price of the Erofighter Typhoon's compared to its competitors, the Minister acknowledged the high initial price but made an argument for lower life-cycle cost as the fighter jet serves for the decades in the Indian Air Force.
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