Indian Air Force 'accepts' Rafale, formal hand-over on Dussehra
- The jet will be formally handed over to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh for induction into the IAF when he visits France
- The IAF has said that the occasion of Dussehra was chosen for receiving the first Rafale jet because it falls this year on 8 October which is also celebrated as Air Force Day
New DelhiThe Indian Air Force (IAF) received the first multi-role combat aircraft Rafale from its manufacturer Dassault Aviation in France on Thursday, defence sources said on Friday.
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