In India, there was a ceremony to introduce the first five Rafale aircraft to the Indian Air Force. The presence of the French defense minister in the ceremony could signal talks aimed at increasing the order, which so far includes a target of 36 fighters.
India took a significant step in strengthening air power and defence preparedness with the first five Rafale fighter aircraft, built by Dassault, flying out from Merignac airbase in Bordeaux, France to India
India is considering deploying Rafale fighters on the border with China, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing local military sources and the Hindustan Times newspaper. The newest French Rafale can accommodate in East Ladakh.
The French side will deliver Rafale military aircraft to India without delay, French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain said May 24, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing The Indian Express.
Russian MiG-35 "killed" the French fighter Rafale. Experts from the Hindustan Times believe that the spread of the coronavirus did not allow France to sell fighter jets to India, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Delivery of the first four Rafale fighters to India, may be delayed. New Delhi expects Paris to respond when it plans to fly, but there are indications that the coronavirus spread situation may change these plans.
PARIS (France), March 30, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Dassault Qatar down paid for twelve more Dassault Rafale jet fighters, reported Defense News. “The exercise of the option for the purchase of 12 additional Rafale fighters for Qatar comes into effect today,” Dassault announced on 27th March. The total number of the…
New Delhi (Sputnik) — Aiming to bag an additional order of Rafale fighter jets from the Indian Armed forces, French Defense Minister Florence Parley is visiting India next week. He will be meeting top political figures and officials of the Indian Air Force (IAF). Parley will be accompanied by a delegation of defense officials and French defense…