Dassault Rafale(Search results - 7)
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.
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.
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.
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
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