Rafale M

India to unveil Rafale M deal for INS Vikrant aircraft carrier on Bastille Day

India to unveil Rafale M deal for INS Vikrant aircraft carrier on Bastille Day

India to purchase 26 Dassault Rafale M naval fighter aircraft India and France will sign this week a deal for… Read More

10 months ago

Rafale production line shifts back to French Air Force after a four-year interruption

Deliveries to France were interrupted for budgetary reasons. The Rafale production line was then dedicated to export orders. On Dec.… Read More

1 year ago

French Navy Rafale M diverted to Malta after the Nozzle of the Refueling Probe Broke Off

A French Navy NH-90 NFH 'Caiman' helicopter was dispatched to Malta International Airport from Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier with… Read More

2 years ago

Dassault wants to prove the Rafale M can fly from a ski-jump in India but INS Vikrant lift may be too small to accommodate either the French fighter or the F/A-18

The Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet – Rafale M’s competitor – already demonstrated the ski-jump capability in December 2020 at NAS… Read More

3 years ago

French Air Force A330 Phénix Tanker flies 3,500km to help refuel French Navy Rafale Jets

The sortie lasted nearly 14 hours and made possible to carry out the first aircraft air-to-air refueling mission in the… Read More

4 years ago

French Navy Rafales, E-2C deploying to Hampton Roads this month

The deployment will occur just before French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R91) is expected to complete a… Read More

6 years ago


French Navy Dassault Rafale M fighters and Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye AEW&C planes will train first with U.S. Navy aircraft… Read More

6 years ago