Dassault Aviation

Break-in at Indian Air Force’s Rafale office in Paris, probe on

A break-in has taken place at the Indian Air Force’s office inside the Dassault Aviation complex in Paris that is supervising the production of 36 Rafale fighters for India.

published on : 23rd May 2019

PM Modi misused his office to benefit Dassault Aviation, says Congress

The government has rejected Congress's charge of corruption in the deal with the ruling BJP accusing the party of spreading lies to target it.

published on : 6th March 2019

Mirage-2000: Why did the Kargil war machine return as the IAF's fighter of choice?

In 2011, the Hindustan Aeronautical Limited signed a contract to upgrade the existing Mirage 2000 to Mirage 2000-5 Mk, increasing the jet's life span till 2030.

published on : 26th February 2019

Rafale deal: Dassault CEO defends Reliance, says ready to provide more fighter jets to IAF

Eric Trappier said they chose Reliance as he wanted to be in charge of the industrial process in the company that manufactures parts of the French aircraft in India.

published on : 21st February 2019

Rafale hearing in SC: Let IAF speak up as the case is about its needs, says court 

The Supreme Court Wednesday said any discussion on pricing of the Rafale fighter jets can only take place if the facts on the deal are allowed to come in the public domain.

published on : 14th November 2018

Dassault CEO's claims expose Congress' lies on Rafale: BJP

In Jabalpur, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra told reporters that the "lies of Rahul Gandhi had been caught again".

published on : 13th November 2018

Dictated interviews, manufactured lies can't suppress Rafale scam: Congress on Dassault CEO's defence

The nation needs a fair investigation and not doctored explanations on the fighter jet deal, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said.

published on : 13th November 2018

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi over Rafale deal, alleges Dassault Aviation paid kickbacks to Ambani's firm

The Congress president also alleged that CBI chief Alok Verma was removed as he wanted to investigate the Rafale deal.

published on : 2nd November 2018

Rafale deal: Offset venture with Reliance will deliver 10 per cent of obligations, says Dassault Aviation CEO

He again made it clear that Dassault Aviation, which manufactures the Rafale jets, chose its offset partner.

published on : 12th October 2018

Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie approach CBI Director for probe in Rafale deal, submit complaint

In the 33-page complaint to the CBI, Bhushan and Shourie claimed that Anil Ambani-led Reliance group had incorporated its own subsidiary Reliance Defence barely a few days before the deal.

published on : 5th October 2018

Modi violated secrecy oath in Rafale deal, alleges Congress

Congress was referring to reports on former France President Francois Hollande's claims regarding a private Indian firm becoming an offset partner in the intergovernmental deal for the fighter jets.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Prashant Bhushan calls Rafale deal the 'largest defence scam' in India

Bhushan questioned how Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence, the Indian offset partner of French firm Dassault Aviation, could be involved in the project as "most of his companies are in debt."

published on : 23rd September 2018

Think before levelling allegations: Rajnath Singh to Rahul Gandhi on Rafale deal

Singh said the verification of the French media report, which quoted former French President Francois Hollande on the purchase of the Rafale fighter jets, will reveal the truth.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Rafale deal: France, Dassault Aviation contradict ex-President Hollande on Indian partners

Hollande was quoted in an article by a French website as claiming that the Indian government had asked the French government to nominate Reliance Defence as its India partner in the deal.

published on : 22nd September 2018

HAL, Dassault Aviation had serious differences when UPA was negotiating Rafale deal: Sources

The previous UPA government in 2012 started negotiations with Dassault Aviation to buy 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA).

published on : 21st September 2018
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