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Dassault to deliver Rafale fighter jets to India from 2019: CEO

REUTERS
Published : Oct 16, 2018, 8:42 am IST
Updated : Oct 16, 2018, 8:43 am IST

India signed a deal with Dassault in 2016 for the transfer of 36 Rafale jets but the deal has since faced criticism.

Dassault Aviation will deliver its Rafale fighter jets to India from 2019 and may see new orders in coming months, Chief Executive Eric Trappier told Reuters ahead of the world’s largest business jet show in Orlando on Monday. (Photo: AP)
 Dassault Aviation will deliver its Rafale fighter jets to India from 2019 and may see new orders in coming months, Chief Executive Eric Trappier told Reuters ahead of the world’s largest business jet show in Orlando on Monday. (Photo: AP)

Orlando: Dassault Aviation will deliver its Rafale fighter jets to India from 2019 and may see new orders in coming months, Chief Executive Eric Trappier told Reuters ahead of the world’s largest business jet show in Orlando on Monday.

India signed a deal with Dassault in 2016 for the transfer of 36 Rafale jets but the deal has since faced criticism from Indian opposition parties who allege wrongdoing in one of the biggest defense deals.

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