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April 20, 2009

Piquant

The Indian Ministry of Defence has eliminated the French Rafale from a $10b competition to produce 126 fighter aircraft for the Indian Air Force; something to do with a "failure to meet qualitative requirements of the contract.

My ass. That will teach you to French.*

The IAF has been maintaining that all six contenders — American F-18 and F-16, Eurofighter Typhoon, Russian MiG-35, Swedish Gripen NG and the Rafale — for the Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) contract have met technical requirements.

* See how I used French as a verb there? A verb is a "doing word".

Posted by Ghost of a flea at April 20, 2009 10:27 AM