Rafael Fighter Jets Current Affairs - 2020

First Batch of Rafael Jets to arrive in India

On July 27, 2020, the first batch of Rafael Jets flew out of France. The jets are to reach India on July 29, 2020. Highlights The jets are to be armed with deadly weapons, radars, advanced electronics, electronic warfare systems and self protection suites. They are combat-deployable. The jets are to be equipped with MICA Read More…

Defence Ministry Approves Purchase of 33 new Fighter Jets and Upgradation of existing 59 MiG-29 Aircraft

The proposal to acquire 33 new fighter aircraft was approved by the Ministry of Defence on 2nd July 2020. This will help the Indian Air Force in addressing the long-felt need for increasing its fighter squadrons. Along with the purchase of 33 new fighter aircraft, the existing 59 MiG 29 aircraft will also be upgraded. Read More…