India is going to buy Rafale from France. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has confirmed this.
The French President Francois Hollande confirmed that project is on “right track”.
“The Rafale is a major project for India and France. It will pave the way for an unprecedented industrial and technological cooperation, including ‘Make in India’, for the next 40 years. Agreeing on the technicalities of this arrangement obviously takes time, but we are on the right track”, Hollande said on Sunday.
Financial structure of the deal is yet to be finalized.
Rafale means gust of wind in French.Rafale is a twin-engine,multirole fighter aircraft developed by Dassault Aviation.
Currently it is being used by France Air Force,French Navy,Egypt Air Force and Qatar Air Force.