Rafale Fighter(Search results - 24)
DefenceJul 28, 2021, 9:58 PM IST
Rafale fighter jets join the 'Falcons of Chamb and Akhnoor'
The 101 Squadron, based at the Hasimara air base in West Bengal, is the second IAF squadron to be equipped with the Rafale.
DefenceApr 1, 2021, 9:02 AM IST
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.
DefenceFeb 8, 2021, 8:04 PM IST
6 more Rafales to be inducted by March 2021: Rajnath
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that six more Rafale fighter jets will be inducted into Indian Air Force by March this year.
DefenceJan 24, 2021, 12:02 PM IST
India, France conclude 'Desert Knight' drill in Jodhpur
India and France concluded their first bilateral air drill 'Desert Knight' at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, wherein Rafales from both sides with other fighter aircraft undertook complex missions during the four-day-long exercise. Anish Singh reports
DefenceJan 21, 2021, 1:14 PM IST
CDS Gen Bipin Rawat to hop into Rafale cockpit for a sortie
Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat will take a sortie on Thursday in the newly-inducted Rafale fighter aircraft in Jodhpur during the ongoing Indo-French air drill Desert Knight-21. Anish Singh reports
Top StoriesDec 17, 2020, 12:45 PM IST
IAF is re-calibrating this deadly missile
With tensions on the Eastern front far from showing any signs of de-escalation, Indian Air Force is reportedly tweaking a lethal missile armed on its gamechanger Rafale fighter aircraft.
IndiaNov 5, 2020, 2:09 PM IST
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.
VideoSep 21, 2020, 4:44 PM IST
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.
IndiaSep 10, 2020, 9:08 AM IST
Rafale fighter jets to be formally inducted into IAF on September 10
Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly will be the chief guests for the event. The Rafale jets are India's first major acquisition of fighter planes in more than two decades.
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 29, 2020, 4:23 PM IST
Indian Air Force receives Rafale boost as 5 jets flown from France land in India
The first batch of Rafale fighter jets that took off from France on Monday has landed at the Ambala airbase today.
IndiaJul 29, 2020, 2:31 PM IST
Rafale Fighter Jets Will Force Enemy To Think Hard, Says Abhijit Iyer-Mitra
The first batch of the French Rafale fighter jets touched down at Haryana’s Amala on July 29 after covering a distance of nearly 7,000 km to join the Indian Air Force fleet. These jets, which are India’s first major acquisition of fighter planes in over 2 decades, will introduce new capabilities in IAF's fighter fleet that will be unrivalled in the region. We asked Defence and Foreign Policy analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra if the induction of this omnirole fighter sends a strong message to China and Pakistan about India’s air power and defence preparedness and here’s what he had to say.