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The second batch of the Rafale fighter which arrived at Jamnagar airbase in Gujarat on Wednesday.(Courtesy: IAF)

Indian Rafale fighter jet adds Hammer stand-off weapon to its lethal arsenal

By Shishir Gupta | HIndustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 03:09 PM IST
The Hammer weapon can be used for multi-target attack and has zero maintenance due to reduced life cycle cost. With data link capability, the weapon is aware of the hostile environment and has full flexibility to strike at the target.
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First five Rafale combat aircraft from France arrive at the Air Force Station, in Ambala.(PTI)
First five Rafale combat aircraft from France arrive at the Air Force Station, in Ambala.(PTI)

Rafale jets touch down amid fanfare in Ambala

By Rahul Singh | HIndustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 08:10 AM IST
The jets have come at a time when India and China are locked in border tensions in eastern Ladakh.
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The image was shared on official Twitter profile of Defence Minister of India earlier today.(Twitter/@DefenceMinIndia)
The image was shared on official Twitter profile of Defence Minister of India earlier today.(Twitter/@DefenceMinIndia)

Excitement runs high among netizens as Rafale jets land in India. Seen the posts yet?

By Trisha Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 04:27 PM IST
“Goosebumps,” wrote a Twitter user while tweeting using the hashtag #RafaleInIndia.
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The first Rafale’s tail number, RB-001, denotes the initials of the IAF chief Rakesh Bhadauria who had led the complex negotiations for the Rafale deal.(Reuters/ File photo)
The first Rafale’s tail number, RB-001, denotes the initials of the IAF chief Rakesh Bhadauria who had led the complex negotiations for the Rafale deal.(Reuters/ File photo)

‘New era in military history’: 5 Rafale jets land at IAF Ambala air base

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 05:47 PM IST
The five Rafale jets landed on Wednesday afternoon. These are the first imported fighter jets to be inducted into the IAF in 23 years
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Midair refuelling of one of the five Rafale jets, which took off from France on Monday, on its way to India.(PTI)
Midair refuelling of one of the five Rafale jets, which took off from France on Monday, on its way to India.(PTI)

Five Rafale jets to land today

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 12:51 AM IST
The fighter jets took off from Mérignac in France on Monday and had a one-day stopover at the Al Dhafra airbase near Abu Dhabi.
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Preparations are currently on to fly the jets to India with a stopover at Al Dhafra air base near Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates(AP File Photo)
Preparations are currently on to fly the jets to India with a stopover at Al Dhafra air base near Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates(AP File Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: First batch of 5 Rafale fighter jets to be inducted in IAF on July 29 and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 09:00 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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During field evaluation trials, Eurofighter and Rafale were cleared based on their presentation in the lab as to how they proposed to meet the entire set of ASQR.(PTI Photo)
During field evaluation trials, Eurofighter and Rafale were cleared based on their presentation in the lab as to how they proposed to meet the entire set of ASQR.(PTI Photo)

Rafale, the fighter jet with 7 lives, survives amid row

By Rahul Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 11:53 AM IST
Between 2004 and 2015, the aircraft was often close to being ejected from IAF’s jet competition.
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A French Rafale fighter jet takes off from the "Charles de Gaulle" aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean sea on February 7.(AFP Photo)
A French Rafale fighter jet takes off from the "Charles de Gaulle" aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean sea on February 7.(AFP Photo)

Integrity clause often given a miss, say defence ministry officials on Rafale row

By Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 09:57 AM IST
UPA-negotiated purchase of heavy lift transporters from US didn’t have sovereign guarantee: Official
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Supreme Court on December 14 had rejected petitions seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into the purchase of Rafale fighter jets.(AP File Photo)
Supreme Court on December 14 had rejected petitions seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into the purchase of Rafale fighter jets.(AP File Photo)

Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie move SC seeking review of December 14 Rafale verdict

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2019 01:38 PM IST
In their review plea, they alleged that the judgment “relied upon patently incorrect claims made by the government in an unsigned note given in a sealed cover” to the apex court.
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi(Reuters File Photo)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi(Reuters File Photo)

‘RM (Rafale Minister) must resign’: Rahul Gandhi tweets attack on fighter jet row

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 11:29 PM IST
Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s attack comes after the former chief of the state-run plane maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) said the agency could have built Rafale fighters in India had the government managed to close the original negotiations with Dassault.
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