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Rafale Jets


IAF team in France to make preparations to induct more Rafale jets

October 15, 2020 6:18 pm

The IAF's Rafale project management team has an office in Paris headed by a Group Captain-rank officer. The team is tasked with overseeing the production timelines as well as coordinating training of the crew.

'Touch the sky with glory': Rafale jets get warm welcome from Indian warship

July 29, 2020 3:53 pm

The official handle of the Defence Minsitry also greeted the contingent on Twitter when it entered the Indian airspace.

Rafale case: Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas challenging its Dec 14 judgment

May 10, 2019 5:29 pm

Rejecting the allegations Thursday, the centre stated that the application for perjury filed by the review petitioners was “completely misconceived” and that their stand was “vacillating and self-contradictory”.

Lockheed Martin unveils new F-21 fighter jet configured for India

February 20, 2019 7:39 pm

Lockheed is competing with Boeing's F/A-18, Saab's Gripen, Dassault Aviation’s Rafale, the Eurofighter Typhoon and a Russian aircraft for the air force order.

Watch: Air Force honours pilot killed in Surya Kiran crash with 'Missing Man' formation

February 21, 2019 3:26 pm

The missing man formation is technically an aerial salute performed as part of a flypast of aircraft, typically in the memory of a fallen pilot or a veteran. Sometimes, political dignitaries are also honoured by the formation.

Don’t ground the Rafale

September 01, 2018 9:14 am

We are back to political battles, uncaring about the status of our military. Debate over Rafale mirrors this.

Ambala, Hasimara IAF bases being readied for Rafale jets

October 01, 2017 3:45 pm

The Rafale combat jets will come with various India-specific modifications including Israeli helmet mounted displays, radar warning receivers, low band jammers, 10 hour flight data recording and infra-red search and tracking systems among others.

Congressl leader Antony slams govt over Rafale deal

May 24, 2015 7:24 am

Antony also asked whether the government consulted the Finance Ministry before inking the deal as it had objected to the selection process earlier.

Inside Track: Unconventional approach

April 26, 2015 5:51 am

PM Narendra Modi broke with convention on at least three occasions on his recent visit to France, Germany and Canada.

A good deal

April 14, 2015 12:00 am

But the purchase of Rafale fighters raises a Make in India question.