Tag: Dassault Aviation

Rafale controversy: France, Dassault Aviation contradict Hollande on Indian partners

New Delhi: The French government and Dassault Aviation have contradicted former President Francois Hollande’s claim in choosing Indian industrial partners in the multi-million dollar Rafale jet deal. The statement by the French government issued here late Friday comes after Hollande claimed that the Indian government suggested a particular private firm for Rafale offset contract. Hollande […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Council of Ministers briefed on Rafale deal

New Delhi : Facing relentless allegations of corruption and nepotism in the Rafale fighter jet deal, the Modi government is bracing to counter the opposition onslaught more effectively. On Wednesday, the Union Council of Ministers was briefed about the deal by the National Security Advisor(NSA) besides a top defence official. A presentation was made to […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Government likely to order 36 more Rafale fighter jets

New Delhi: Shrugging off the controversy around the previous deal, the Narendra Modi government has finalized a deal for another 36 Rafale fighter jets, according media reports. An Indian Defence Research Wing report published on Saturday said the new order will be inked in early 2020. The Indian Air Force has recently been handed over […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
First Batch Of Rafale Leaves France, To Land In India on July 29

New Delhi: The first batch of five Rafale jets flew out of France today and will arrive in India on Wednesday, July 29, when the fighter jets will officially be inducted and join the Indian Air Force fleet in Haryana’s Ambala. The fighter jets, built by French aviation firm Dassault, took off from the Merignac […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Dassault Aviation Rejects Fresh Allegations Of Corruption In Rafale Deal
Dassault Aviation Rejects Fresh Allegations Of Corruption In Rafale Deal

New Delhi: French aerospace major Dassault Aviation on Thursday rejected fresh allegations of corruption in the Rafale fighter jet deal with India, saying no violations were reported in the frame…

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021