The deal, to be announced later this evening, is expected to be for 63 Rafales at a contract price of about $7.7 billion.
Expected between 9-10 pm, formal word on the Rafale deal from Paris. Outright purchase of 3 squadrons (63 fighters), scrapping old process.
— Manu Pubby (@manupubby) April 10, 2015
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