India to buy 36 Rafale jets
Posted on: 2015-06-01 Posted by: CLAT Gurukul Category: Archive Blog
India to buy 36 Rafale warplanes from France. The Defence minister said the previous government’s proposed $25-billion deal for 126 Rafales was economically unviable. About Rafale Deal: New Delhi had in April scrapped the Rafale deal , billed as one of biggest in the country , more than three years after Dassault, the manufacturer of the fighter jet, was declared the lowest bidder, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi opting to buy 36 of these planes in a fly-away condition through a government-to-government deal. Source: Hindustan Times
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