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3-4 Rafale fighter jets to join Indian Air Force in November first week

The Rafale fighters have already been operationalized and have also been deployed in the conflict zone of Ladakh in the short duration of time they have been with the Air Force.

published on : 16th October 2020

Turkey denies shooting down Armenian warplane

"Armenia should withdraw from the territories under its occupation instead of resorting to cheap propaganda tricks," he added.

published on : 29th September 2020

Eastern Ladakh: Army strengthens dominance in over 20 strategic heights; Rafale jets set to scan air space

The deployment of French-made Rafale jets in Ladakh came less than 10 days after they were formally inducted into the IAF.

published on : 21st September 2020

Induction of Rafale jets into IAF crucial considering atmosphere on border: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said induction of Rafale jets into the IAF is crucial considering the kind of atmosphere being created along India's border.

published on : 10th September 2020

Five Rafale fighter jets formally inducted into IAF in boost to India's air power

Ten Rafale jets have been delivered to India so far and five of them stayed back in France for imparting training to IAF pilots.

published on : 10th September 2020

Amid LAC tension, Rafale jets to be inducted into IAF today

The first batch five Rafale aircraft had landed at the Air Force Station in Ambala from France on July 27.

published on : 10th September 2020

Rafale jets to give teeth to IAF’s combat capability

The Rafales are armed with Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) and Scalp cruise missile.

published on : 27th July 2020

Iran slams interception of passenger plane by US fighter jet over Syria as 'illegal'

Aircraft at that altitude are to maintain a distance of at least 600 meters (2,000 feet) to ensure they don’t hit each other, though planes traveling that close can encounter wake turbulence.

published on : 24th July 2020

First batch of six Rafale fighter jets likely to arrive in India by July 27

The first squadron of the aircraft will be stationed at Ambala air force station, considered one of the most strategically located bases of the IAF.

published on : 29th June 2020

Reliance says Rafale contract received from Dassault, not Defence Ministry

Answering questions ranging from lack of experience to state-owned HAL being overlooked for the deal, the group said Ministry of Defence has no role in selection of Indian partners by foreign vendors

published on : 12th August 2018

Congress president Rahul Gandhi calls Rafale fighter jets deal a scam after Centre denies to disclose details

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the way the Centre is adamant on not disclosing details of Rafale fighter jets deal, shows that a scam has taken place.

published on : 6th February 2018

France pushes for 'Make in India' Rafales

To put Paris’s case strongly, its new defence minister Florance Parly is visiting New Delhi and will be meeting her Indian counterpart.

published on : 18th October 2017