Monday, Sep 26, 2022

Rafale Jets


Ready to provide additional Rafale jets if India requires: French defence minister

December 17, 2021 12:24 pm

🔴 It is learnt that France was pitching for starting negotiations for the procurement of another batch of 36 Rafale jets by India.

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.