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Russia Set to Lose 50 Year Relationship with India Over Jets

India is about to make a break from Russia over the provision of mid-air refuellers, citing a lack of safety and technical standards to keep its fighter aircraft airborne. This breaks Russia’s 50 year monopoly over providing the Indian air force with aircraft. India’s Air Force has stated that the Russian Ilyushin-78 refuellers do not meet the required tender objectives and that it prefers the Airbus A330 MRTT a military derivative of the Airbus A330 airliner.

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