SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
Saab’s Gripen team has met many potential partners that could be involved in the manufacturing of the Gripen-E fighter jet in India under the MRFA tender for 114 jets if it wins the tender. Aerospace companies from Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Chennai have met that included companies like Mahindra Defence and VEM Technologies.
idrw.org has been told that MoU regarding partner selection might take place on the sidelines of the Aero India that is to be held between 13th – 17th February 2023. at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru.
IAF plans to issue a much-delayed RFP for 114 jets under MRFA tender sometime in late 2023 or early 2024 after which it will down-select potential candidates by 2025.
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