Rafale Current Affairs, GK & News

Ex-Desert Knight 21: India-France Military exercise

India and France are to hold Ex-Desert Knight 21 exercise. It is a bilateral air exercise to be held between Indian Air Force and French air and Space Force. The Ex-Desert Knight 21 is to be held in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Rafale Fighter Jets are to participate in the exercise. Background Under the Indo-French Defence Cooperation, ..

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Defence Canteens ban import of finished goods

The Government controlled Canteen Stores Department that operates canteens of defence forces are to ban the imported items. This is applicable to all the Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Liquor, consumer durables and footwear. Highlights Out of 5,500 items sold by the Canteen Store Department, more than 420 are imported. This data was provided by ..

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Rafale to join fleet of IAF

First Five Rafale aircraft is all set to join the fleet of IAF (Indian Air Force) at the Ambala Air Base on 10th September this year. The induction ceremony will be graced by Florence Parly, the French counterpart of Rajnath Singh, Indian Defence Minister. Background The country is already running short of 300 fighter aircraft ..

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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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India receives first Rafale Jet from France for Indian Air Force

Defence Minister received the first Rafale jet built for Indian Air Force (IAF) in France. The full first batch of jets will arrive in India only in May 2020. Key Facts: The word Rafale is a French word meaning gust of wind. It will boost India?s air dominance exponentially to ensure peace and security in ..

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