Rafale fighter jet

Rafal fighter jet took off in Ladakh

Rafal Jet has reached Ladakh amid the ongoing dispute with China over the border. The Rafale fighter jet of the Indian Air Force Army took off in Ladakh.

Sep 21, 2020, 13:38 PM IST

Explained: Here's how Rafale fighter jet can give IAF huge edge over China and Pakistan

Indian Air Force (IAF) will formally induct five Rafale fighter aircraft into its 17 Squadron, the 'Golden Arrows', at the Ambala airbase in Haryana on Thursday. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly will be the chief guests for the event. The first batch of five Rafale jets arrived at the Ambala airbase on July 29 and the IAF had then said that efforts are focused on operationalisation of the aircraft at the earliest.

Sep 10, 2020, 08:18 AM IST

China deploys 36 fighter jets near LAC amid India-China border tensions 36 fighter jet near LAC amid India-China border tension

China deploys 36 fighter jets near LAC amid India-China border tension

Aug 12, 2020, 22:54 PM IST

Here's why Rafale fighter aircraft can become a game changer for India with Sukhoi Su-30MKI

In a massive boost for Indian Air Force, five Rafale fighter aircraft took off from France's Istres airbase on Monday (July 27) for India. These fighter jets are scheduled to land at Ambala Air Force Station on Wednesday (July 29) after covering a distance of almost 7,364 kilometres.

Jul 28, 2020, 13:18 PM IST

Video: First batch of 5 Rafale fighter aircraft flies out of France for India

5 Rafale fighter jets to reach India on July 29

Jul 27, 2020, 17:00 PM IST

First batch of 5 Rafale fighter aircraft flies out of France for India - Watch

In a massive boost for Indian Air Force (IAF), the first batch of five Rafale fighter aircraft took off from France's Istres airbase on Monday (July 27) and will arrive in India on Wednesday (July 29). These jets will land at the Ambala Air Force Station in India on Wednesday (July 29) after covering a distance of almost 7,364 kilometres.

Jul 27, 2020, 13:19 PM IST

In pics: IAF pilots get ready to take off in Rafale jets from France to India

Total five Rafale fighter aircraft will take off from France's Istres airbase on Monday (July 27) for India. The Rafale jets will be flown by Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots and these jets will stop at Al Dhafra airbase in UAE for refuelling. The five Rafale fighter aircraft will land at the Ambala Air Force Station in India on Wednesday (July 29) after covering a distance of almost 7,364 kilometres.

Jul 27, 2020, 11:42 AM IST

First 5 IAF Rafale fighter aircraft to take off for India from France on July 27

In a massive boost for Indian armed forces, five Rafale fighter aircraft will take off from France's Istres airbase on Monday (July 27) for India. The Rafale jets will be flown by Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots and these jets will stop at Al Dhafra airbase in UAE for refuelling. The five Rafale fighter aircraft will land at the Ambala Air Force Station in India on Wednesday (July 29) after covering a distance of almost 7,364 kilometres.

Jul 27, 2020, 09:38 AM IST

Here's why India's Rafale fighter jet is a better choice for dogfight than Pakistan's US-made F-16

According to reports, the warplanes that rained bombs at al-Watiya airbase in western Libya were Rafale jets, which means that the attack was carried out either by France or Egypt as they are the only two countries within the range of the base that possess this type of aircraft.

Jul 14, 2020, 10:40 AM IST

India China Tension: China's dangerous ‘PoK plan’ against India

Watch the video to know how China wants India to engage in two-front war.

Jun 29, 2020, 18:08 PM IST

Video: Amid China row, India likely to get six ‘fully-loaded’ Rafales by July-end

Amid the ongoing dispute with China over its aggression along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India is likely to get around six fully-loaded Rafale fighter aircraft by July-end fitted with the long-range Meteor air to air missiles.

Jun 29, 2020, 17:18 PM IST

Ahead of SC verdict on Rafale review petition, here's a timeline of fighter jet deal

The Supreme Court today will pronounce its judgment on a batch of petitions seeking review of its 2018 order which gave clean chit to Narendra Modi-led government on a plea seeking investigation into alleged irregularities in the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets by India from France.

Nov 14, 2019, 09:58 AM IST

This is our faith, people can say whatever they want: Rajnath Singh on criticism over Rafale 'shastra puja'

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who arrived in India from France visit on Thursday night, responded to Opposition's criticism over performing Rafale 'shastra puja' and said that he did what he thought was "right". 

Oct 11, 2019, 07:40 AM IST

After receiving first Rafale fighter jet, Rajnath Singh to meet French defence sector CEOs today

On Tuesday, Rajnath Singh created history by becoming the first defence minister to fly in Rafale fighter jet. 

Oct 09, 2019, 06:37 AM IST

Visit aimed at expanding strategic partnerships between two nations: Rajnath Singh in France

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reached France on a three-day visit where he will receive the first of the 36 Rafale aircraft in the French port city of Bordeaux.

Oct 07, 2019, 23:31 PM IST

Indian Air Force to induct first Rafale fighter jet on September 19

Indian Air Force to induct first Rafale fighter jet on September 19. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 04, 2019, 07:32 AM IST

Rafale jet takes to Indian skies as Aero India 2019 kicks off in Bengaluru

The Rafale fighter jet took to the Indian skies at the Aero India 2019, the 12th edition of Asia's premier air show at the Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru. Watch full video to know more.

Feb 20, 2019, 14:30 PM IST

Narendra Modi emerges from Rafale in better shape than Rajiv Gandhi from Bofors

The Rafale deal is not close to as murky as the Bofors scam. But, questions remain.

Feb 15, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Two Rafale fighter jets from France touch down in India

During the stay in the country, the Rafale jets would also be flown by top Indian Air Force pilots, including IAF Deputy Chief Air Marshal Vivek Chaudhari.

Feb 13, 2019, 20:17 PM IST

Congress misleading people on Rafale issue: Rajnath Singh

The Minister`s remarks during Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha prompted the Congress to criticise the government and stage a walkout from the House.

Feb 12, 2019, 15:56 PM IST