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  • CAG Dassault yet to transfer tech to India as part of Rafale dealCAG Dassault yet to transfer tech to India as part of Rafale deal

    VideoSep 24, 2020, 1:12 PM IST

    CAG: Dassault yet to transfer tech to India as part of Rafale deal

    The Comptroller & Auditor General of India criticizes the Defence Ministry's policy for offsets, which also governs the deal with Dassault Aviation for 36 Rafale jets. CAG report states the French manufacturer has not delivered on its promises regarding transfer of technology.

  • Defence Diaries: India's game-changing Rafale edge anil chopra abhijit iyer mitraDefence Diaries: India's game-changing Rafale edge anil chopra abhijit iyer mitra

    IndiaAug 4, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

    Defence Diaries: India's game-changing Rafale edge

    India’s first five Rafale fighter jets – 3 single-seat and 2 twin-seat, finally tore into its skies and landed at the Ambala air force station on July 29 after a 7,000 km flight from France. Dubbed as a game-changer, the 36 Rafale fighter jets is expected to further increase India’s strength and strategic depth in the region. Find out more about the Indian Air Force's most advanced aircraft from Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retired), IAF test pilot, and Defence and Foreign Policy Analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra in this episode of Newsable Defence Diaries.

  • Rafale Fighter Jets A Game-Changer For IAF, Says Air Marshal Anil ChopraRafale Fighter Jets A Game-Changer For IAF, Says Air Marshal Anil Chopra

    IndiaJul 28, 2020, 8:48 PM IST

    Rafale Fighter Jets A Game-Changer For IAF, Says Air Marshal Anil Chopra

    The first batch of the much-awaited Rafale fighter jets took off from France on July 27 and are enroute to India. The distance covered by them is close to 7,000 kms, and will require air-to-air refueling. The aircraft will be inducted at Air Force Station Ambala on July 29, subject to weather and the final induction ceremony will take place in the second half of August. We spoke to Air Marshal Anil Chopra (retired), an Indian Air Force (IAF) test pilot and a pioneer of the Mirage-2000 fleet, and here’s what he had to say on the five Rafale fighter jets that are on their way to India.

  • Aero India show 2017Aero India show 2017

    Aug 10, 2017, 11:41 PM IST

  • Aero India show 2017Aero India show 2017

    Aug 10, 2017, 11:41 PM IST

  • rafale deal cheaper france india fighter jetrafale deal cheaper france india fighter jet

    Jul 15, 2016, 3:26 PM IST

    India seeks further discount on Rafale, deal in final stages

    The price was brought down from nearly 10 billion Euros, as sought initially, due to various reasons, including the discount offered by the French government

  • Modi government renegotiating for 'cheaper' Rafale deal ParrikarModi government renegotiating for 'cheaper' Rafale deal Parrikar

    May 7, 2016, 10:03 AM IST

    Still negotiating for 'cheaper' Rafale deal: Parrikar

    India is yet to finalise the Rafale fighter deal as the government is still renegotiating with France to "save a lot" of money, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said