‘Rafale Aircraft’ became popular during the run up to the last Parliament election and thereafter. Thanks to the politicians who were instrumental in making it popular. The aircraft further climbed the popularity chart after the recent orders from the Supreme Court.
Dassault Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale, believes that the shortlisting of Rafale by the highly professional Indian Air Force pilots is a major milestone for this aircraft. Apart from the Indian Air Force, Egypt and Qatar have placed orders for this versatile machine. The UAE is also in the process of acquiring Rafale.
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