Although the deal didn't mature and the British SEPECAT
Jaguar eventually secured it, Rajiv Gandhi later became involved in the Bofors howtizer gun deal scandal relating to another Swedish arms manufacturer.
Today an RAF Anglo-French SEPECAT
Jaguar ground attack aircraft was landed at Newcastle Airport by Fight Lieutenant Michael Hetherington, who had come from his base in Bruggen, German,y on a special sortie and recruitment drive.
With an informed and informative text by Glen Ashley, and enhanced with illustrations by David Gebhardt and Darren Glenn, as well as coloring by Don Greer, SEPECAT
Jaguar In Action is one of the latest additions to the outstanding Squadron/Signal "In Action" series showcasing all aspects of fighter aircraft.
After the introduction of the SEPECAT
Jaguar, the Phantom was transferred to the air defence of the United Kingdom and thus would not be readily available to defend the fleet.