Dassault, Airbus caught up in political wrangles in New Delhi
Western companies that run the risk of being investigated for corruption are at the mercy of Indian internal battles. [...]
The Rafale is a French-built fighter jet manufactured by Dassault Aviation. It is in service with the French air force and navy and has been sold to Egypt, Qatar and India.
Embroiled in the biggest scandal in its history, Kuala Lumpur is putting the brakes on negotiations for an order of new fighter jets. However behind the scenes companies hoping to land the business are continuing to do deals with their contacts on the ground. [...]