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DNA Analysis of 'Golden Arrows' Squadron

The Rafale fighter got its new home with the Indian Air Force after Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa resurrected the No.17 'Golden Arrows' Squadron at Haryana's Ambala airbase. The Golden Arrows Squadron has been put on Indian Air Force's active Order of Battle following the resurrection.

Sep 10, 2019, 23:38 PM IST

Rafale fighter jets arrive in Bengaluru for Aero India show

Rafale jets of French Air Force arrived in Bengaluru today. Total of three jets have arrived in India for Aero India show.

Feb 19, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Ally Shiv Sena ratchets up the rhetoric, slams BJP on Rafale

Ratcheting up his criticism of the BJP-led government at the Centre, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray Monday took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi by borrowing, for the first time, the “chowkidar-chor-hai” phrase often invoked by the Congress. The Shiv Sena has always been a strong BJP ally, though the two fought the Assembly elections separately in 2014.

Dec 25, 2018, 07:58 AM IST

JPC on Rafale deal is latest avatar of agenda to subvert national interest

The push to have the price in the public domain smacks of vested interest that does not bother about what is good for India.

Dec 24, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

No 'made for India' Rafale fighter jets at Bengaluru air show: IAF

Dassault Aviation is set to deliver 36 Rafale combat aircrafts to the IAF in fly-away condition from September 2019 onwards.

Oct 01, 2018, 07:49 AM IST

Not just a 'perception problem', Rafale deal could set a bad precedent

Should not the logic that was applied to 2G spectrum and coal applied to defence offsets as well?

Sep 27, 2018, 12:47 PM IST

Rafale fighter not the first, know about aircraft India bought from Dassault Aviation in the past

In the past, there have been several fighter jets that have been supplied to India by Dassault Aviation.

Aug 27, 2018, 13:46 PM IST

India successfully completes Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon tests for eighth time

The indigenously developed weapon is designed to destroy runways and other airfield infrastructure, so adversarial war planes are unable to even take-off.

Aug 19, 2018, 23:02 PM IST

Congress attacks BJP for buying only 36 Rafale jets

The Congress on Saturday attacked the BJP-led central government for buying only 36 Rafale fighter jets from France instead of the 126 finalised during the UPA era, saying the situation for the Indian Air Force (IAF) was becoming "critical and volatile".

Sep 24, 2016, 15:23 PM IST

Rafale fighter deal to be concluded soon: Indian envoy

The multi-billion dollar contract between the Indian Air Force and the Dassault Aviation of France for the supply of 126 Rafale fighters will be concluded in the next three to four months.

Nov 06, 2012, 15:03 PM IST