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Will India have an edge over Pakistan, China after all 36 Rafales join IAF?

Experts said Rafales could be a game-changer for India after all the 36 jets join the Indian Air Force as no aircraft in possession of any country in the neighbourhood will be able to match Rafale

Mid air refuelling of Rafale Jets on their way to India | Photo: Indian Embassy in France
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Mid air refuelling of Rafale Jets on their way to India | Photo: Indian Embassy in France

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Rafale jets, known globally as one the most potent strategic platforms with unmatched capability in carrying out a variety of roles, will significantly bolster India's air combat capabilities when it is facing hostile neighbours like Pakistan and China, defence experts said on Wednesday.
The timing of induction of the 4.5 generation combat jets assumed significance as it came in the midst of India's tense border row with China, they said.
They said the Rafales could be a game-changer for India after all the 36 jets join the Indian Air Force as no aircraft in possession of any country in the neighbourhood

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First Published: Jul 29 2020 | 7:47 PM IST

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