Dassault Aviation

Row over offset commitments: Global defence biggies to face government’s wrath

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), which is the apex body of the MoD for finalising procurement for the three services, is scheduled to meet at the end of this month.

published on : 11th May 2022

UAE agrees to buy French warplanes as Macron visits Gulf

 UAE is buying the upgraded F4 version of its multi-role combat aircraft. That will make the Emirates Air Force the first user outside of France of the Rafale F4.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Rafale deal: CBI, ED have proof since 2018 over Dassault's payment to middleman, claims French journal

Rafale manufacturer Dassault Aviation and India's defence ministry have previously trashed allegations of any corruption in the contract.

published on : 8th November 2021

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

Rafale maker Dassault eyes naval contract for 57 aircraft

The company's Rafale aircraft for the navy and the air force are same, CEO Eric Trappier said.

published on : 15th February 2017