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Dassault Aviation hopes talks in 2017 to sell more Rafale to India

Chief executive Eric Trappier said the company was awaiting more information on Canada's search for fighter planes. 

Air Force would like to induct more Rafales: IAF chief

The Indian Air Force (IAF) would like to induct more Rafale fighter planes, but any decision on this would be taken in the future depending on desirability, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said on Tuesday.

Anil Ambani' Reliance Group signs deal worth Rs 30,000 cr with Rafale-maker Dassault Aviation

Anil Ambani' Reliance Group signs deal worth Rs 30,000 cr with Rafale-maker Dassault Aviation

In one of the largest offsets deals in India`s defence space, potentially valued at some Rs 30,000 crore (USD 4.5 billion), Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group on Monday announced a new venture with Dassault Aviation of France, the makers of Rafale fighters and Falcon business jets.

Cabinet approves purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets; India, France to sign final deal on Friday

Cabinet approves purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets; India, France to sign final deal on Friday

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets.

Rafale deal: French Defence Minister to arrive on Sept 22

Rafale deal: French Defence Minister to arrive on Sept 22

Defence sources said if all goes well, the Inter Governmental Agreement (IGA) will be signed on September 23.

Rafale deal closer to decision, sent to the Prime Minister's Office for final review

Rafale deal closer to decision, sent to the Prime Minister's Office for final review

The multi-billion Euro deal for 36 Rafales moved a step closer to a decision as the file on the fighter jets has been sent to the PMO.

Dassault Aviation ready to sign Rafale deal, ball in India's court

The Indian defence ministry said in April protracted talks to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets were nearing the finish line.

This is why government unable to ink Rafale fighter jet deal!

This is why government unable to ink Rafale fighter jet deal!

 A Parliamentary panel today rapped the government for not inking the Rafale deal despite "considerable time" even as the government said the original contract for 126 planes could not be concluded because Dassault Aviation did not agree to certain tender clauses and its own bid.

French team likely to visit India in May to firm up Rafale deal

French team likely to visit India in May to firm up Rafale deal

 A high-level team from France is expected to arrive here next month to firm up the order for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft by India as both countries have managed to narrow down their differences over pricing.

French team likely to visit India in May to firm up Rafale deal

French team likely to visit India in May to firm up Rafale deal

 A high-level team from France is expected to arrive here next month to firm up the order for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft by India as both countries have managed to narrow down their differences over pricing.

India says talks on Rafale jet deal in final stage

India says talks on Rafale jet deal in final stage

Negotiations for India to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets are nearing the finish line, the Indian defence ministry said, with sources saying the price will be set at around $9 billion.

Rafale deal finalised, India to purchase 36 fighter jets from France for 7.8 bn euros: Report

Rafale deal finalised, India to purchase 36 fighter jets from France for 7.8 bn euros: Report

The first deliveries are expected to start by 2019 after the finalisation of the deal.

With Rafale deal in limbo, India may buy American F/A-18 fighter jets

With Rafale deal in limbo, India may buy American F/A-18 fighter jets

A report said on Wednesday that the jets may be supplied to the IAF under the Make in India programme.

India, France may close Rafale fighter jet deal at Rs 60,000 crore in March

India, France may close Rafale fighter jet deal at Rs 60,000 crore in March

India and France are expected to finally sign the inter-governmental agreement, including the commercial contract for the purchase of 36 Rafale multi-role fighters from Dassault Aviation . The commercial contract is expected to be signed at Rs 60,000 crore.

France delivers 3 more Rafale fighters to Egypt

Egypt received three Rafale fighters from France on Thursday, the military said, six months after Paris delivered the first three of a consignment of 24 of the warplanes.

IAF chief eyes Rafale deal by year-end

The deal between India and France for 36 Rafale combat jets could happen before the end of the year, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, said on Saturday but to go by the manner in which the negotiations have spluttered in the last seven months, this could be a tall order.

Modi govt turns down IAF's request for more foreign fighter planes, pushes for Made-in-India Tejas

Modi govt turns down IAF's request for more foreign fighter planes, pushes for Made-in-India Tejas

The Narendra Modi govt wants IAF to accept ‘obsolete’ Made-in-India Tejas jets.

France to hold crunch talks in India on Rafale deal

French and Indian defence officials are to hold fresh talks Tuesday on the purchase of 36 Rafale jets, with hopes drawn-out negotiations on the multi-billion-dollar deal are close to concluding, an official said.