Amidst tensions with China, first batch of Rafale fighters to reach India in July


Photo courtesy: defenseindustrydaily.com
Photo courtesy: defenseindustrydaily.com

New Delhi, June 29: India is set to get the first batch of four Rafale fighters by July. India has asked France to speed up the delivery of the schedule of 36 Rafale jets under the Rs 59,000 crore deal that was inked in September 2016.

The development comes in the midst of the ongoing standoff with China along the Line of Actual Control. The first batch comprising 4 to 6 jets are likely to touch down in India on July 27.

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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