Dassault Aviation Current Affairs, GK & News

CAG report: Irregularities in Defence Purchases

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Auditor General submitted its report on Defence Ministry to both the houses of the Parliament. Key findings of the Report The modernisation of Mi-17 medium lift helicopters that was proposed in 2002 has still not been achieved. According to the report, the contracted delivery of the upgraded ninety ..

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First Batch of Rafale Jets Leave from France, to be inducted into IAF on 29th July

The first batch of the Rafale Aircraft has been sent from France and these five aircraft will be the first instalment of the 36 planes bought by India from France in Rs 59000 crores inter-governmental deal in 2016. These fighter jets will reach India after crossing a distance of nearly 7000 km from France to ..

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Urgent Procurement of 21 MiG 29s, 12 Su 30s following Border Tensions

Earlier during the Indian Air Force Day on the 8th of October 2019, Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhaduria (Chief- India Air Force) stated about the plans for procuring additional aircraft. Now, following the clashes and intense faceoff along the Line of Actual Control over the last couple of months the proposal for procurement is likely to ..

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Lockheed Martin unveils new F-21 Fighter Jet

US defence giant Lockheed Martin unveiled the F-21 multi-role fighter jet at Asia’s biggest air show Aero India-2019. Lockheed Martin will manufacture the plane in collaboration with Tata Advanced Systems under India’s flagship programme Make in India. F-21 Fighter Jet The company states that the F-21 fighter jet is specifically configured for the Indian Air ..

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Current Affairs : February 1, 2012

Dassault Aviation bags India’s biggest ever military contract for supplying combat aircrafts to Indian Air Force French firm Dassault Aviation bagged India’s biggest-ever military contract. This contract is for supplying 126 Rafale combat aircraft for the Air Force. Dassault Aviation edged out European rival EADS in getting the deal as it was declared the lowest ..

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