Rafale Fighter Jets(Search results - 15)
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.
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.
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.
IndiaJul 27, 2020, 3:24 PM IST
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).
IndiaJun 29, 2020, 4:59 PM IST
Rafale fighter jets: India likely to receive first batch of six by July 27
Defence minister Rajnath Singh held a telephonic conversation with his French counterpart Florence Parly during which she conveyed that the Rafale jets will be delivered to India as scheduled
NEWSFeb 14, 2019, 10:25 AM IST
Aero India 2019: 3 Rafale fighter jets land in Bengaluru
Three Rafale fighter jets have made their way into Bengaluru waiting to showcase themselves in the 12th edition of Aero India 2019.
Sep 23, 2016, 7:13 AM IST
India inks ₹58,000 crore-deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets with France
The deal was signed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his visiting French counterpart Jean Yves Le Drian