Tag Archives: Dassault Rafale

China And India Claim Their Newest Fighter Jets Are Superior To Rivals

China And India Claim Their Newest Fighter Jets Are Superior To Rivals

Indian defence experts are of the opinion that The People’s Liberation Army Air Force J-20 stealth fighter is nowhere close to the recently inducted, brand new French Dassault Rafale fighter jets. Rafale’s advanced electronic warfare suite, METEOR, SCALP missile systems with sophisticated tracking and detection capabilities can neutralize any assault. The biggest threat is China’s surface-to-air missiles. Indian defence analysts ...

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Can China Call its J-20 stealth fighter 5th generation?

Can China Call its J-20 stealth fighter 5th generation?

Reports and social media have been buzzing with comparisons of the Dassault Rafale warbirds that landed at Ambala Air Force Base of the Indian Air Force earlier this week, and fighter jets in operation with Pakistan and China. A notable aircraft in the People’s Liberation Army Air Force of China is the Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter. The aircraft made its ...

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36 Dassault Rafales : India’s Saviour Finally Arrives

36 Dassault Rafales : India's Saviour Finally Arrives

The Dassault Rafale, known globally as the most potent strategic multi-role jet fighter, will significantly bolster India’s defence and combat abilities against its hostile neighbours Pakistan and China. The induction of the combat jets seems perfectly timed as India is in the midst of border tensions with China. The 36 French combat aircraft will be a game-changer for India’s defence ...

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France Surrenders to North Korea, Plans to Gift 83 Dassault Rafales to the DPRK

France Surrenders to North Korea, Plans to Gift 83 Dassault Rafales to the DPRK

In what seemed to be an unprecedented turn of events. Today, France has officially declared complete unconditional surrender to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Recent threats by North Korea on the annihilation of the United States pushed France to take these drastic preemptive measures. North Korean leaders have praised French actions and have declared that France will be ...

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DA #1: Indian Rafale deal- Is the MMRCA competition really dead?

DA #1: Indian Rafale deal- Is the MMRCA competition really dead?

The decision to buy 36 ready-to-fly Dassault Rafales by India came in as a surprise to everyone. After nearly fifteen years of back and forth with Indian MMRCA deal, India finally decided to cancel the MMRCA program and just go with 36 Rafales. What changed? You can stream this Podcast or download it to your computer or handheld devices. Right-click here ...

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Thales SPECTRA, the tactical advantage for Indian Air Force pilots

SPECTRA (Système de Protection et d’Évitement des Conduites de Tir du Rafale) is a integrated defensive aids suite for Dassault Rafale developed by Thales Group. Modern air warfare pose a different challenge on aircraft self-defense capabilities. SPECTRA provides complete automated system directly integrated into the Rafale. SPECTRA ensures efficient electromagnetic detection, laser warning, IR detection for missile warning, jamming and ...

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Dassault Aviation at Paris Air Show 2011

The International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget hosted more than 2,100 international exhibitors for the first time in its history, from 20 to 26 June. With its 28 international pavilions, 140 aircraft the International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget offered its 138,000 professional visitors and 200,000 general public visitors a unique experience. With 138 000 trade visitors, 193 ...

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India not interested in US F-35 JSF offer yet

India is not keen enough to  join the US-led Joint strike fighter (JSF) programme or to buy the F-35 Lightning-II fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA). The other fighter aircrafts that are the contenders for the $10.4 billion MMRCA competition include Eurofighter Typhoon, Swedish Gripen (Saab), French Rafale (Dassault) and Russian MiG-35 (United Aircraft Corporation). “We cannot have two types of FGFA. ...

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Brazil to acquire 36 fighter aircraft in FX-2 DEAL

Brazil is soon expected to make an announcement about its initial 36-aircraft FX-2 fighter deal. The top contenders for the FX-2 deal are Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, Dassault Rafale and Saab Gripen NG. A platform selection will be confirmed by Brazil’s National Defence Council – chaired by president Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva – following the delivery of a 26,000-page ...

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