New Delhi, Nov 25: Six remaining Rafale will arrive in India between December and January. The jets with specific enhancements like frequency jammers and long range air-to air missiles will arrive in India in the next two months.
The first three with India specific enhancements will arrive in December while the last three multi role fighters will be flown into the Ambala airbase in January 2022. This would mean that the Indian Air Force would have more metal with the induction of 36 Rafale in its armoury.
New Delhi, Nov 22: India’s air defence got a major boost with Russia starting the delivery of the much awaited S-400 missile system for deployment. India has purchased the system for over 5 billion USD.
The deal had become contentious amidst a threat of sanctions from the United States on countries doing business with Russia.
“Russia has started delivering the S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems to India, the deliveries are going as planned,” Russian news agency Sputnik had reported.