War in the West by showing the ability to compete for the Indian Air Force aircraft purchase orders
British Typhoon fighter out air raids Libya French Rafale fighter is the implementation of the Libyan air strike of the main military task models 3 月 21 – Danish Air Force F-16 aircraft took off from bases in Italy to participate in military action in Libya U.S. F-18 fighter sales to India is also a strong contender
Global Network reporter Tangen Hao reported since March 28 March 19 since the United States, Britain France and other Western countries have deployed advanced fighter, turns air strikes against Libya. This action caused the Indian Air Force was not involved in the concern. Indian media said this comment, Libya becomes the West’s weapons testing ground, the state took the opportunity to showcase fighters ability to compete for procurement of 126 aircraft the Indian Air Force’s huge orders.
Indian military websites “national defense information” has written that, despite New Delhi, the situation of Western military intervention in Libya, “reservations”, but the Indian army on the “coalition” of the action to pay close attention. “We learn from the experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, while concerned about what is happening, which is part of our work.” A senior Indian Air Force official said. He added that Libya’s action in the fight against the West used a lot of “weapons platform”, is being evaluated in India.
Indian Air Force against the West is most concerned about Libya’s current actions, as it is for the procurement of 126 multi-role fighters for the international tender, and bid in the six kinds of advanced fighters, four species in air strikes Libya’s actions appeared – the U.S. F-16 and F/A-18 “Super Hornet”, the French “Rafale” and the UK participate in European R & D joint fighter “Typhoon.”
article pointed out that Libya has effectively become a way for the show ground attack aircraft “weapons testing ground.”