Rafale fighter aircraft

Rahul's Rafale claims dashed: Air Force chief says Modi govt did 'very good deal'

The highly versatile Rafale is currently being used for bombing missions over Syria and Iraq as part of an international campaign against the self-styled Islamic State jihadist group.

Nov 16, 2017, 22:40 PM IST

Rafale fighter aircraft deal in India's interest: French sources

The Congress had on Tuesday that the Rafale deal amounted to compromising on national interest and security and promoted "crony capitalism", while causing a loss to the public exchequer.

Nov 15, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

India, France take a step on Rafale, want Pakistan to curb terror

The two countries also decided to bolster cooperation against terrorism, and told Pakistan to bring to justice those responsible for terror strikes in Gurdaspur and Pathankot.

Jan 25, 2016, 22:21 PM IST

France scrambles military plane after jetliner loses radio contact

The Rafale fighter aircraft reached the jet after a brief supersonic flight between the towns of La Roche-sur-Yon and Nantes, where the radio contact was re-established. The passenger jet then pursued its course.

May 05, 2014, 10:18 AM IST

Rafale fighter deal deferred for 2014-15, no money left: Antony

Government is looking into the complaints against the procedure to determine the winner of multi-billion dollar combat aircraft deal, Defence Minister AK Antony said.

Feb 06, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

Decoding ‘Rafale’ – the beast India bet upon

Termed as an ‘Ominrole’ fighter, the Rafale is versatile and is designed to excel in all sorts of mission conditions.

Feb 01, 2012, 15:38 PM IST