India says French-made Rafale jets to be inducted in September 2019
FILE PHOTO: A Dassault Rafale fighter takes part in flying display during the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo
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NEWDELHI (Reuters) – India will induct French-made Rafale combat jet in September, the chief of the Indian air force B.S. Dhanoa said on Monday.
India has ordered 36 planes from Dassault Aviation as part of a modernisation programme of the air force which is phasing out its Soviet-era planes.
(Reporting by Sanjeev Miglani)