January 25, 2016 - 12:00 ( Brasília )


RAFALE - India buys 36 Fighters Pending Financial Deal

Dassault Declaration

Moving towards a Rafale contract with India


Saint-Cloud, France, January 25, 2016 – During French President François Hollande's visit to India, French and Indian government authorities signed an intergovernmental agreement paving the way for the conclusion of a contract for the sale of 36 Rafale fighters to India.

Dassault Aviation is very pleased with this progress, and is actively supporting French authorities in their efforts to finalize a complete agreement within the next four weeks


Joint Declaration
India - France

Text from India-France Declarion related to RFALE deal

"The two Leaders welcomed the conclusion of the Inter-governmental Agreement (IGA) on the acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter aircrafts in flyaway condition, except for some financial issues relating to the IGA which they agreed must be resolved as soon as possible.

The two leaders also agreed to intensify cooperation between the Indian and French Armed Forces in the fields of cyber security, Special Forces and intelligence-sharing to tackle the common threat of terrorism.

President Hollande thanked Prime Minister Modi for inviting a French military band and contingent to participate in India’s 67th Republic Day Parade."

For integral Join Declaration text see Link