Latest Dassault Mirage Stories

2008-12-08 14:31:00

LONDON, PUNE, India and DETROIT, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation and INCAT's parent company, Tata Technologies, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for ESO services. Under the terms of the MoU, INCAT, a global leader in Engineering Services Outsourcing (ESO), will provide Dassault Aviation with Engineering Services in a number of critical domains, in support of the Indian Air Force MMRCA program, which involves significant offset requirements. INCAT has been...

2008-08-28 06:00:51

By John Ross A PASSENGER plane with 124 people on board was forced to take evasive action after two French fighters strayed into its airspace. The EasyJet flight en route from Bristol was about eight miles from Inverness and making its final approach when the Mirage 2000 jets got too close. At their closest, the EasyJet A319 and the fighters were 2.6 nautical miles apart. The incident happened on 20 September last year at 2,100 feet over the Moray Firth, but an aircraft proximity...

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