Three More Rafale Fighters To Arrive In India On November 5

Amid standoff with China in eastern Ladakh, India is all set to receive three more Rafale fighter jets on November 5.

The first lot of Rafale combat aircraft built by French company Dassault Aviation was received by India on July 29 and were inducted to the 17 Squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at the Ambala Air Base on September 10.

India has signed an inter-governmental agreement with France to procure 36 rafale jets aircraft at a cost of Rs 59,000 crore.

The 4.5 generation aircraft are equipped with HAMMER missiles and will also be armed with beyond visual range missiles like Meteor, SCALP and MICA by the IAF.

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