Seven Rafale fighter jets to arrive in India by April-May next year: Rajnath Singh
The Defence Minister was in France for the official handover of the first Rafale aircraft.
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Very comfortable, smooth flight, says Rajnath Singh after Rafale sortie
Singh, who changed into combat flight gear for the ride after he had performed a Shastra Puja on the plane at Merignac airport, said the aircraft will enhance the Indian Air Force combat capability massively -- intended only for self-defence.
India, France to deepen defence ties; agree to combat terrorism
The two ministers comprehensively reviewed the entire gamut of the bilateral defence cooperation, which is a key pillar of the India-France strategic partnership, the defence ministry said in a statement.
France makes move to revive Kaveri jet engine project
A detailed presentation on creating an aircraft engine ecosystem in India was given to the minister who had gone for the handing over ceremony of the Rafale fighter jets.
India's Rafale edge: A look at the special features of the fighter aircraft
India got its first Rafale jet at a ceremony in France on Tuesday, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh taking a sortie in the combat aircraft.
Open to further tax rationalisation for 'Make in India': Rajnath Singh
"French firms can make India its base for production of defence equipment, not only for India's large market but also for export to other countries," said Rajnath.
'Unprecedented moment': Rajnath describes experience of flying on Rafale
Just before taking off for the sortie, the minister performed a brief Shastra Puja on the new aircraft as he emblazoned it with an 'Om' tilak and laid flowers and a coconut.
Rafale to boost India’s air dominance, ensure security in region: Rajnath Singh
The on-time delivery was termed as an addition to the strength of the Air Force by the minister who said that the jets would live up to its name which means ‘a gust of wind’.
Headwinds strong but reforms will continue: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
Sitharaman also justified Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in a viral video, where he is seen taking a dig at those indulging in superstition.
Don't terrorise us on tax: Rafale engine manufacturer tells Defence Minister Rajnath
French multinational Safran is the manufacturer of the M88 state of the art engines fitted in the Rafale jets acquired by India.
Congress Vs BJP over Rafale puja
BJP chief Amit Shah said: “For a party used to worshipping Quattrocchi, shastra puja is naturally a problem.”
Rajnath Singh arrives in France to attend induction ceremony of Rafale
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Paris. He is on a three-day visit to France where he will attend the Annual Defence Dialogue and t...
First Rafale jets to be seen in Indian skies in May 2020
Responding to a query by IANS, Bhadauria said that India will receive the first four of the 36 Rafale fighter jets by May 2020.
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