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Induction of Rafale aircraft into Indian Air Force by 2022: IAF chief

The IAF is absolutely on target with respect to the Rafale induction plan, he said while responding to a reporters' query on timeline for receiving the 36 fighter jets from France.
 

Defence Jun 19, 2021, 6:23 PM IST

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3 more Rafale fighter aircraft land in India after a 7000 Km flight

With the new batch's arrival, the number of Rafale aircraft in the Indian Air Force inventory has reached 14.

Defence Apr 1, 2021, 9:02 AM IST

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Second Rafale squadron to be based out of Hasimara in West Bengal

The first squadron of Rafale was raised at Ambala in Haryana to deal with the adversary on the western front while Hasimara is being raised to counter the Chinese threat on the eastern front. 

Defence Mar 11, 2021, 6:57 PM IST

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WATCH: 3 more Rafale fighter jets reach India

The second batch of three Rafale aircraft got airborne from Istres airbase in France and flew for over eight hours before landing at an IAF base. They covered a distance of over 3700 nautical miles with three in-flight refuellings.

India Nov 5, 2020, 2:09 PM IST

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IAF's Rafale fleet to have first woman fighter pilot soon

A woman fighter pilot of the Indian Air Force will soon join the Golden Arrows squadron operating the newly-inducted Rafale fighter jets. The woman pilot is undergoing training to fly Rafale aircraft, reports said. She has been flying MiG-21 fighters and was selected for the Rafale fleet following an internal process, reports added.

Video Sep 21, 2020, 4:44 PM IST

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IAF receives Rafale boost, five aircraft formally inducted at Ambala air base

The Indian Air Force formally inducted the Rafale aircraft on Thursday (September 10) into the 17 Squadron ‘Golden Arrows’. The 17 Squadron has many firsts to its credit; in 1955 it was equipped with the first jet fighter, the legendary De Havilland Vampire.

India Sep 10, 2020, 12:24 PM IST

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First batch of Rafale fighter jets for India leaves France

The Rafale aircraft will cover a distance of nearly 7,000 km from France to India with air-to-air refuelling and a single stop at a French airbase in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

India Jul 27, 2020, 3:24 PM IST