Giving a boost to Indo-British
defence ties, India today inked a 700 million pound (Rs
9,500 crore)-deal for purchase of an additional 57 Hawk
Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft from British Aerospace Systems.
India is in the process of
finalising with the UK the terms of reference for buying an
additional 57 Hawk advanced trainer for the Indian Air Force,
Minister of State for Defence M M Pallamraju has said.
India Friday raised the problems
relating to licensed production of `Hawk` Advanced Jet
Trainers for the Indian Air Force (IAF) with the United
Kingdom, asking the suppliers --BAE Systems-- to sort out the