Rafale Jets(Search results - 12)
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.
CRICKETSep 10, 2020, 1:13 PM IST
IPL 2020: CSK captain MS Dhoni speaks on Rafale induction; reveals his favourite fighter jet
Ahead of IPL 2020, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni has spoken on the induction of Rafale jets. Also, he revealed his favourite fighter jet
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 21, 2020, 4:17 PM IST
IAF likely to have a high-profile induction ceremony of Rafale jets
The IAF plans to induct Rafale jets later this month. Touted to be high-profile, PM Modi and French Defence minister are likely to participate in it
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, 3:49 PM IST
Meet Wing Commander Abhishek Tripathi, one among seven flying the Rafale jets to India
A fierce wrestler from childhood, Wing Commander Abhishek Tripathi joined the Indian Air Force and was sent to France to bring home the majestic birds – Rafale jets
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.
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
IndiaJun 3, 2020, 2:39 PM IST
Despite coronavirus crisis Rafale jets to be delivered on time: Defence ministry
In a boost to the Indian defence sector, France defence minister assured Rajnath Singh that Rafale jets will be delivered on time despite the coronavirus pandemic
IndiaMay 25, 2020, 10:37 AM IST
There won't be delay in supply of Rafale jets, France assures India
The aircraft is capable of carrying a range of potent weapons. European missile maker MBDA's Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile and Scalp cruise missile will be the mainstay of the weapons package of the Rafale jets.
IndiaNov 14, 2019, 12:05 PM IST
Supreme Court dismisses Rafale review petitions
A three-judge bench presided by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and comprising Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and K M Joseph passed the order on a batch of petitions seeking review of its December 14, 2018 verdict which had upheld purchase of 36 Rafale jets by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government from France.