India France Deal for Rafale Marine Fighter Jets

  • 29 May 2024

The negotiations between the governments of India and France in the over Rs 50,000 crore deal for 26 Rafale Marine fighter jets is scheduled to begin on May 30, 2024, with the arrival of a high-level French team to India.

Key Points

  • It is a government to government deal
  • Both the countries negotiate for fighter jet deal for the Indian Navy under which aircraft will be operated from both aircraft carriers operated by the force.
  • France had submitted its response to India’s tender for buying 26 Rafale Marine jets for the Indian Navy’s aircraft carriers – INS Vikrant and INS Vikramaditya in December itself.