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35 Comments on "REPORT: IAF’s Pilatus Trainer Selection Grounded By Korea Aerospace"
Oh! not again!!!!KAI is not well known compared to Pilatus? why are we ending up like this in every deal?all defence deals have become bhendi and baingon affair!! how KAI came to know about the inadequacies in the bid supplied by pilatus? One vendor doesn't know what the other has quoted. so how come KAI came to know? that means somebody gave info to KAI to scuttle this deal also ???My go save this country.
Why can not these tendering and purchase processes be made some kind of automatic and computerized, wherein any override may be allowed only with transparently written orders with due reasons and explanations from the competent authority. Otherwise why everything gets delayed while coming under the clouds.
Good, this never sounded right.
Maybe it's time to consider some other options 🙂
First let the Swiss Govt declare the details regarding the Swis bank accounts.Else, it does not make sense to deal with their companies.
Here we go AGAIN 🙂 This is getting more than a little tiresome and too predictable.
This country is in deep trouble if we can't make a basic trainer like the one pictured…
BTW, if HPT-32 are really returning back in to action in sufficient numbers, then even the cancellation of this tender may be justified.
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I can understand.. What is going in your minds..
Deal will go Ahead
Negotiations completed with Swiss company for trainer aircraft
well i saw this image just need to clarify is that spcial ops guy is holding m4 sopmod anyone plese comment
here is the link
India can't make even a propeller driven aircraft and dreams of becoming a super power. Something isn't right here.
Here we go again. Any idiot can make any accusation and some other idiot can take cognizance and claim "we are loking into it". Meanwhile K8s, JF17s, J10s, J11s dominate the skies around us. We cant decide on a simple trainer purchase without muck raking – how on earth are we going to do any damn thing ! I am only waiting for the inevitable backlash when the MMRCA winner is announced.
Again?!! I thought they had a template for fairness in these contracts aka MMRCA template.
Those poor IAF trainees, now they have to start training on those crap HTT's.
They should speed up the procurement of basic trainers no more delays the IAF can hardly wait fornew planes.
@Dexy 9:32 PM
In that pic, the plane with a tilted mustache seems to be staring at the photographer.
11.31 is poki poki
I am not t a PAKI….I LOVE MY COUNTRY FROM BOTTOM OF MY HEART …but lets face what I talk is truth
Korean entities and Chaebols hava a far worse record of corruption than the Swiss firms ever had.It is so frustrating that any letter or complaint can derail the entire process.I think we should have a clause that in case any of the allegations turn to be false later,the complainant firm be banned totally from all future and heavily penalized and prosecuted for wasting public time and resources. If this is the state with just CVC,CBI being around ,if the Lokpal comes to reality than we can say good to all defence deals for a 100 years!
Confirmation been given that deal will go ahead as normal while investigation will be done simultaneously. So chill buddies, these things happen in multi-billion contracts as there is a lot at stake for those companies.
@ prasun ,bhai dont point fingers at any one without knowing or doing anything for society. Do what you do the best, just do simple defense reporting.
11.20 Who speak reality of Indian defense deal is an poki…
is it true guys, one of the owner of this swiss trainer aircraft company is the same guy who was the owner of bofors company when the bofors scandal was done in india?
Quite frankly, the reporter in this case shot from his hip. After listening to his source in MoD, he just couldn't wait to start banging the key board. As a responsible correspondent (?), he should have checked with the PRO. Pity, since he seems to have egg all over his face now.
The South Korean Company's allegation was expected but also baseless. The CNC was flawless, M/S Pilatus seem to be on track.
TO DHRUV: It's you that's pointing fingers by claiming that others, myself included, do not know or do anything for society! As I had said earlier, while you're pointing a finger at others, the remaining fiures are pointed toward you. You just proved my point, thanks!!!
@Anon 7:04 Thanks for the heads up. I never understood why people always try to defame each other the moment they get chance. Some short of guilty pleasure perhaps?Nice to know deal is still on track.
@ prasun ,ok go to haridwar at patanjali,you will better know what ramdev has done .ghar baithe bolna bahut aasan hota hai.atleast that person has the guts ,do u have!@ prasun ,ok go to haridwar at patanjali,you will better know what ramdev has done .ghar baithe bolna bahut aasan hota hai.atleast that person has the guts ,do u have!
this stuff now happens for all tenders having many dealers. Cant wait to see what happens when MMRCA results comes out. One complaint will delay it for another 2 years.