IAF to get at least 3 more Rafales flying-in next month
The Indian Air Force’s solitary Rafale squadron will add more muscle with the arrival of at least three more fighter jets in January, a shot within the arm for the IAF that’s grappling with a scarcity of fight planes, folks acquainted with developments stated on Saturday on the situation of anonymity.
This batch of Rafale fighters would be the third set of deliveries of the French-origin plane to the air drive, which has ordered a complete of 36 warplanes (equal of two squadrons) at a price of Rs 59,000 crore.
“At least three Rafale jets will arrive in India next month. The dates are still being worked out. The planes will be flown to Jamnagar from France without a stopover on the way. Refuelling support will be provided by Indian and French tankers,” the folks stated.