Low blows in US-Israel missile contract race
The Indian Army’s recent order of the Spike missile from Israel’s Rafael could be placed in jeopardy by determined US rivals for the business. [...]
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. [...]