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    Murali

    Why do i smell a hawkish scandal in air? is this a Time-Bomb that is now waiting to blow-up? Am sure few unhappy people will Jump to it with fingers in directions you can't imagine..

    it is all about sniffing the right smell and chasing it..

    GOD SAVE INDIA!!!. Just how much Money do people want.

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    Anonymous

    When is David Cameroon visiting India?

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    Anonymous

    I am glad – fact is that India needs trainers. Another RFI and another long tender procurement process would kill pilots. Not to mention overheads of having 2 different trainer aircraft.

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    Anonymous

    then what about the sitara ????? has that devlopment program run it's course?????

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    Anonymous

    sitara is an IJT and nothing to fill the gap of AJT( like Hawk)..

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    Ra

    It is good that a crucial matter has been resolved. The financial implications may be understood later.

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    Anonymous

    Well it is NOT A BAD IDEA Floating a new RFP to sort out an old dispute.
    We save both time and money.

    THIS METHOD can be used for submarines procurement.
    LET SCORPENE makers fight for this new submarine contract

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    Anonymous

    Can Hawk be used for close air support and other task similar to LCH like intercepting UAV? Has IAF configured it with any sensors?

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    Anonymous

    Can Hawk be used for close air support and other task similar to LCH like intercepting UAV? Has IAF configured it with any sensors?

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    Eric Jose

    there is no harm in having two different AJTs. But the main thing is to stick to the protocols for buying aircraft. just because RFIs are slow doesn't means the tender should not be floated.

    and are the 17 hawks that navy going to get T-45 Goshawks..

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    AK

    Not sure why but I do NOT feel comfortable with this news. There is a gut feel that no issues have been ironed out just white washed for public consumption. Once the additional 57 Hawks will be delivered, we will be back to the same mud slinging. Someone is making a lot of money in this deal, this is for sure.

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    MPatel

    we buy whilst Pakis make profit from their K-8's. We need to be ashamed. Why can't we produce anything of quality.

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    Gautam

    The Hawk assembly line has been shifted to India so it is semi-indigenous anyway. If you ask me this is a golden opportunity to let the Indian private sector develop some experience by letting Mahindra Aerospace(they bought an Australian aircraft maker) or Tata Aerostructures(tied up with Boeing) develop a new trainer.

    Forget HAL, they've got more than enough projects on their plate(which they themselves admit) and besides why should they remain 'India's sole Aircraft maker' forever and ever?

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    Anonymous

    17 for the IN? That's a lot! Good. We must continue to beef up the IN air arm. IN test pilots have been flying the LCA for some time now.

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    Anonymous

    Captain Zarir Irani Presentation on Marine insurance and warranty at the off shore support Vessel Technlology Forum held in Abu Dhabi.

    In a well researched presentation Capt. Zarir lrani spoke about the Act, Principles, Warranties, Common Findings related to the marine insurance surveyor sector. He mentioned that worldwide Marine insurance contracts take into consideration the statute mentioned in the Marine Insurance Act 1906 and majority of the world-wide marine insurance is governed by this Act.Without-Fools-No-FUn-During his talk he pointed out the five basic principles of marine insurance that should be adhered to viz: Insurable interest, Utmost Good Faith, Proximate Cause., indemnity and Subrogation. He categorically stated that all contracts of marine insurance are contracts Uberrimae fidei’ i.e. of the utmost good faith’ and if the utmost good faith be not observed by either party, the contract may be voided by the other party (the underwriters). Proximate Cause (or ‘causa proxima’) is derived from the legal dictum causa proxima non remota spectatur’. This means that ‘the proximate and not the remote cause to be considered’. The Act provides that the insurer is liable for any loss proximately caused by a peril insured against h mentioned.

    Capt. Irani clearly explained the warranty clauses and its meaning. In his well-attended paper he mentioned that a warranty s the same as a “condition” on any other type of insurance policy. It is an express or implied contractual undertaking by the assured that something will or will not be done.

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    7:42 AM

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