India signs $8.9 billion Rafale fighter jet deal with France2 min read . Updated: 24 Sep 2016, 10:14 AM IST
The deal involves delivery of 36 Dassault-made Rafale fighter jets in a 36-66 month time period
New Delhi: Defence minister Manohar Parrikar signed an agreement with French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Friday to procure 36 Rafale fighter jets from Dassault Aviation SA that will give India an edge over Pakistan.
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