Tagged: Rafale

How long must IAF wait for its new fighter?

While many issues of common interest and concern to both countries were discussed during French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to India, it was clear from the outset that the primary focus would be...

The Rafale purchase controversy

There is something about the procurement of military equipment from western commercial sources that generates public interest far greater than its financial or strategic content. The entire spectacle of open tendering, nail-biting selection, followed...

Fighters in the sky

One is convinced that as a citizen, like millions of our countrymen, we have virtually reached a stage of “now or never” so far as indigenous production of fighter aircraft is concerned. It is...

RAFALE v/s. FGFA:- Future of Indian Airforce

The capability of any modern fighter is usually way ahead of its predecessors, especially so if it is replacing decades-old planes such as the MiG-21 and the MiG-27. This is even more applicable to...