France To Send 2 Rafales To Aero India

SOURCE: Defensenews

France is sending two Rafale fighters to the Aero India airshow at Bangalore, a French Air Force spokesman said, confirming a report in specialist newsletter TTU. This will be a first showing of the Dassault Rafale in India, the newsletter said.

The French fighter is a contender in the Indian Air Force’s competition for 126 Medium Multirole Combat Aircraft (MMRCA), vying against the Boeing F/A-18, Lockheed Martin F-16, Eurofighter Typhoon, MiG-35, and Saab Gripen.Eurofighter announced the Typhoon combat aircraft would also be in attendance in the form of two aircraft belonging to the Italian Air Force.

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