RAFALE JET

  • Hollande to hold high-level meeting today over Rafale jets sale to India 6 days ago

    Paris/New Delhi: French President Francois Hollande would chair a high-level meeting in Paris on Monday to thrash out the finer details of the nearly $5 billion deal for the sale of 36 Rafale jets to India in flyaway conditions. French sources said the meeting at the Elysee Palace would be held...
  • Swamy takes on Narendra Modi, calls new Rafale jet deal between India, France a 'case of arbitrariness' April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition under a new deal with France has come will severe criticism from a prominent member of his own party. After meeting French President Francois Hollande in Paris on Friday, Modi announced that Indian Air...
  • Have requested France to provide 36 Rafale jets in fly-away condition as quickly as possible: Modi April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday requested French President Francois Hollande to sign a major defence deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets for IAF in order to boost India's military capabilities and infrastructure. Addressing a conference with the France President, Modi said, "I have requested 36 Rafale jets in...
  • No plan to reconsider Rafale deal, says Antony February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony said on Tuesday it was "too early" to consider the possibility of foul play in a planned $10 billion deal with France's Dassault Aviation for Rafale war planes. India has threatened to scrap a $750 million deal for a dozen AgustaWestland helicopters after Italian...
  • India working on details as Rafale jet deal inches closer January 10, 2013

    Paris: India is ironing out contract details on a purchase of French Rafale fighter jets that has been under negotiation over the past year, Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said during a visit to Paris on Thursday, suggesting that a deal could be close. India chose Dassault Aviation's Rafale for a possible...