The Rafale Jets

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Rafale Case: French Judge Appointed To Investigate Deal

The National Financial Prosecutors' Office on June 2, stated that a French judge has been appointed to investigate the 2016 7.8 billion Euro Rafale fighter jet sale between India and Dassault Aviation. Mediapart, a French investigative website had previously accused the PNF and French Anti-corruption agency of "burying" the deal's corruption suspicions. Following this, France's Sherpa NGO officially filed a "corruption" and "influence… read-more

Sat, 03 Jul 2021 - 05:00 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Rafale Deal, National Financial Prosecutors Office, France, Sherpa NGO

Courtesy: NDTV

Rafale fighter aircrafts

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10 New Rafales To Join Indian Air Force By Next Month

In a bid to upgrade firepower capabilities, the Indian Airforce will see the addition of 10 new Rafale fighters paving way for the formation of a second squadron of the aircraft in Hashimara. Reportedly, the Rafale fighters will be flown to India directly from France in a month and will be stationed at Ambala. Notably, the fighter aircraft were patrolling in Ladakh during strife with China.

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 06:20 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Airforce, Rafale Deal, fighter jets, Ambala

Courtesy: Zee News


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French Billionaire-Politician Oliver Dassault Passes Away In Chopper Crash

French billionaire-politician and world's 361st richest man, Oliver Dassault has died in a helicopter crash on March 7. Reportedly, the accident occurred in Normandy, where his chopper 'AS350 Ecureuil' had crashed while taking off. Survived by three children, the billionaire was the son of industrialist Serge Dassault whose group Dassault aviation is into the manufacturing of Rafale war planes. Expressing his grief, French President Emmanuel… read-more

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 02:15 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: France, Dassault Aviation, Rafale, Rafale Deal, Oliver Dassault, Normandy

Courtesy: BBC