After a long waiting time finally, 1st batch of Rafale deal, Rafale Jets land in India at Ambala Airbase.
What is Rafale?
Rafale is an advanced aircraft manufactured by Dassault Rafale. The Dassault Rafale is a French twin-engine, canard delta wing, multirole fighter aircraft designed and built by Dassault Aviation. It’s an advanced defense system.
Top speed: 1,389 km/h
Range: 3,700 km
Weight: 9,979 kg
Manufacturer: Dassault Aviation
Engine types: Snecma M88, Turbofan
The first batch of five Rafale jets on Monday took off from France for India, nearly four years after New Delhi inked an inter-governmental agreement with Paris to procure 36 of the multi-role fighter aircraft under a Rs 59,000-crore deal.