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3 More Rafale Jets Delivered To India: Union Govt

Three more rafale fighter jets arrived in India, confirmed Indian Government on February 23. The fighter jets from France, landed in India on February 22 evening. With this, the deal of 36 fighter jets worth Rs 60,000 crore is close to being completed. Notably, only one aircraft of the 36 is now left to be inducted in the Indian Air Force, which is expected to land in India by March-April. 

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 08:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rafale jets, France, India, Indian government, Indian Air force

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Shivani Singh

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Shivani Singh, India's 1st Female Fighter Jet Pilot Participates In R-Day Celebration

On the occasion of 73rd Republic Day, Shivani Singh, India's first Rafale Jet fighter participated in the Indian Air Force (IAF) Tableau. With this, Shivani Singh became the second Indian female pilot to perform with the IAF Tableau on Republic Day. Singh joined the IAF in 2017 and was based at Punjab's Ambala based IAF's Golden Arrows Squadron. Notably, IAF Tableau was themed on "Indian Airforce transforming for the future".

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Shivani Singh, Indian Air force, Rafale jets, Republic Day, Indian Pilot

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Remaining Six Rafale Jets To Arrive In India By April 2022

India will receive the remaining six Rafale fighter jets in April 2022, said Emmanuel Lenain, French Ambassador. "As per the contract, it'll be done on time. COVID hasn't disrupted anything even if factories and many companies were closed for a few weeks," added Lenain. So far 30 rafale jets have arrived in India, with which the Air Force will begin upgrading its fleet from January 2022.

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 03:08 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rafale jets, Ambala Air Base, France, India, Defense Ministry

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6 Rafale Jets With Enhanced Facility To Arrive At India's Ambala Airbase Soon

About six Rafale jets will arrive in India in December 2021 - January 2022. The fighter jets from France's Istres Le Tube airbase will land in Ambala air base in the next 2 months. The fighter jets are inducted in Indian Air Force, to enhance the security against other counties. Notably, India has inducted 30 Rafale jets, and this is the last batch flying from France to India.

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 04:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rafale jets, Indian government, France, Aviation, IAF

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India To Procure 35 Rafale Jets From France By End Of 2021: Reports

India will receive a total of 35 Omni-role Rafale fighter jets by the end of 2021 while the last jet will arrive in early 2022 and will be based in Hasimara airbase in north West Bengal. India has already has received 26 Rafale jets with 24 being landed in the country while two jets are kept in France for the Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot and technician training.

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 04:35 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Rafale jets, Dassault Aviation, France, India

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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India Procures Fresh Batch Of Rafale Jets From France

The Indian Air Force (IAF) added three more Rafale fighter jets into its squadron after the jets arrived from France flying non-stop covering a distance of 8,000 km. It was refueled by the UAE air force in the mid-air to complete its journey. The new batch of the Rafale aircraft will be part of IAF's second squadron and will begin its operations by July end.

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - 12:14 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Indian Defense Forces, Indian Air force, France, Rafale jets, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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2nd Squadron of Rafale Fighter Jets To Be Inducted In West Bengal

The second squadron of Rafale will be set up in West Bengal by Indian Air Force in April 2021. Reportedly, they will be inducted at the Hasimara Air Force Base of Alipurduar district. Earlier, the first squadron of five jets was inducted on September 10, 2020, with pilots belonging to the 'Golden Arrows' squadron based in Ambala Air Force Station. Notably, India will receive 36 Rafale built by Dassault Aviation.

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 10:01 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Rafale jets, Indian Air force, War Planes, Dassault Aviation

Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth

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R-Day 2021 Flypast To Debut With 1st Women Fighter Pilot

For the first time in Indian history, a woman fighter pilot will take part in the Republic Day flypast on January 26. Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth, one of the first women fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force (IAF) will participate in the flypast of the Republic Day. Currently posted at a Rajasthan airbase, Bhawana who was born and brought up in Bihar, flies the Mig-21 Bison fighter plane.

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 07:07 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Rafale jets, Woman Fighter Pilot, Republic Day, Bhawana Kanth

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Rafale Fighter Jets To Feature For First In Republic Day Flypast

Indian Air Force on January 18 stated the flypast of Republic Day parade would feature the newly-inducted fighter aircraft Rafale. The IAF Wing Commander Indranil Nandi said, “The flypast will culminate with a single Rafale aircraft carrying out a ‘Vertical Charlie’ formation." In the aerobatic exercise, the aircraft pulls up vertically and rolls down until reaches normal height. Reportedly, IAF’s 38 aircraft and Indian's Army's four planes… read-more

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 06:43 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Rafale jets, Indian Air force, Flypast 2021, Republic Day Parade

Courtesy: The Times of India

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IAF Officials Visit France To Review Arrival Of Second Set of Rafales

The Indian Air Force officials visited France's Saint-Dizier airbase to review the preparations ahead of the arrival of the second set of Rafale jets in the upcoming weeks. The visit aims to systematize the logistical issues and the training of a hand-picked group of pilots and technicians. Reportedly, the team is headed by assistant chief of air staff (projects). Earlier, the first set of Rafale jets arrived on July 29. 

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 05:56 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: IAF, France, Rafale jets, India