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Old January 26th, 2011, 10:17 AM
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Default Re: Jets & Planes but no UAV's here.

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Originally Posted by FASTBOAT TOUGH View Post
INDIA flies the SEA HARRIER but I believe they may be "grounded" now.


http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/...hortage-04774/
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Oct 31/10: The Financial Times reports that Britain is looking to sell its fleet of advanced Harrier II GR9s, adding that India is seen as a potential customer:

“India and the US are the two most promising markets for more than 50 of the most up-to-date Harriers, which will otherwise be consigned to the scrap-yard or museum. Peter Luff, defence procurement minister, told the Financial Times that some of the kit axed in the defence review… might still find a home abroad.”
and Re : Grounding


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Aug 26/09: Sify News reports India’s grounding of its Sea Harrier fleet. Indian navy spokesman P.V.S. Satish:

“The fleet has been grounded for immediate physical checks on all the flying controls…. We’re likely to finish that in 48 to 72 hours and thereafter the fleet will be cleared.”
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