Dassault Rafale

Type: Product
Name: Dassault Rafale
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

France announces big coalition air raid against ISIS in Iraq

‘I think it’s safe to say we hurt them last night. The operation is a success,’ France’s Chief of the Defence Staff Pierre de Villiers told Europe 1 radio, adding the raid took place in the Kirkuk region of northern Iraq.France’s Rafale fighter jets took ... [Published Millennium Post - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 8 reports

XINHUA - France conducts more air strikes against IS in Iraq: official

France conducts more air strikes against IS in Iraq: officialContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.PARIS, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- France's Rafale fighter jets have struck a training center of the Islamic State (IS) militant group overnight in Iraqi city of Kirkuk, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Does India Really Need The Rafale Jet Fighter?

Air farce The size of the Rafale deal has ballooned to $30 billionIn January 2012, when France won the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) competition to supply 126 Rafale jets to the Indian Air Force (IAF), it was supposed to bolster the country’s ... [Published Tehelka - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

A French Army pilot getting down a Rafale fighter jet, initially equiped with 4 laser guided bombs GBU-12

, parked at Al-Dhafra base in the United Arab Emirates after returning from a mission over Iraq. French jets carried out on October 19, 2014 an air strike against two pick up trucks in the region of Tikrit, successfully destroying their target using 3 ... [Published Albawaba - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

France, UK, US Strike ISIL Troops, Installations

Chammal: Air Strike Destroys Two Terrorist Pick-ups(Source: French Ministry of Defence; issued Oct 20, 2014)(Issued in French only; unofficial translation by Defense-Aerospace.com)On Oct. 19, during a close air support mission to Iraqi ground troops, ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

SN aircraft intercepted: pilots asleep

Headline news on hln.be:A French Rafale intercepted an SN aircraft after comm loss.The captain of the SN flight has indicated to the FO that he would be taking a rest and that he were to watch the aircraft. A little later, the FO did not respond to calls ... [Published Luchtzak Aviation - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Dassault Rafale, ATC
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Oct. 21

Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads.HOUSTON -- About 120 people are still being monitored for signs of Ebola in Dallas -- the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak in the United States -- as dozens of others came out of the three-week ... [Published GlobalPost - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

XINHUA - French fighter jets strike IS targets in Iraq

French fighter jets strike IS targets in IraqContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.PARIS, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- French planes struck new Islamic State (IS) targets north of Baghdad during an operation to back Iraqi ground forces deployed in the region of Tikrit, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 3 reports

French fighter jets strike IS targets in Iraq

French planes struck new Islamic State (IS) targets north of Baghdad during an operation to back Iraqi ground forces deployed in the region of Tikrit, the defense ministry said Monday.During a reconnaissance mission in Tikrit, 200 km north of Baghdad, ... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

THE RAFALE FIGHTER JET DEAL AND WHY IT MAKES CHINA NERVOUS

There were six in contention; four were dropped, and one became the Chosen One: The Rafale.In French, ‘Rafale’ poetically means a ‘sudden gust of wind.’It was one of the six fighter aircraft in competition for the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft, MMRCA, ... [Published IPA Newspack.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Rafale Fighters India is Buying Can't Match Chinese Fighters: Russian Envoy

The French Rafale Fighter aircraft that India is planning to buy, in what is being billed as the largest defence purchase by the country - "will be swatted like mosquitos in an August night," says Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin. Mr Kadadin ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 3 reports

First upgraded Rafale jet delivered to French military

Richard Tomkins SAINT-CLOUD, France, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The French government has received the first of 10 Rafale F1 naval jets upgraded by Dassault Aviation for expanded mission capabilities. ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Oct 07 2014]

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French RafaleRafale fighterfighter jets took part in the operation, which destroyed buildings in which IS militants "produced their traps, their bombs, their weapons to attack Iraqi forces" he said
An official at US Central Command, speaking on condition of anonymity, said: "I think the Kurdish defenders... are going to be able to hold."
"We made an important operation in Iraq. We destroyed buildings where Daesh (the Arabic name of IS) produced their traps, bombs and weapons to attack Iraqi forces" he said, adding more fighter jets would be deployed "if necessary" to crack down on IS insurgents in Iraq

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India clears defence projects worth $13.1 billion [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 9 hours ago]
French claim success in Isis air raids [Published The Local France - 17 hours ago]
Syrian rebels, Iraqi Kurds likely to join fight... [Published DAWN Group - 22 hours ago]
France says 70 bombs dropped on ISIS arsenal [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 25 2014]
France announces big coalition air raid against... [Published Millennium Post - Oct 24 2014]
U.S.-led Aircraft Hit IS in Iraq With 12 Strikes [Published Naharnet - Oct 24 2014]
Rebels, peshmerga set to reinforce Syria's Kobane [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 24 2014]
IS abducts Iraqi journalists as its positions g... [Published Siasat Daily - Oct 24 2014]
France Claims Bombing Success Against IS [Published LBC 97.3 - Oct 24 2014]
French military chief: 'It's safe to say we hur... [Published The Local France - Oct 24 2014]
XINHUA - France conducts more air strikes again... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 24 2014]
France conducts more air strikes against IS [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 24 2014]
France conducts more air strikes against IS in ... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 24 2014]
France: Air strikes take out weapons arsenal in... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 24 2014]
France says air strikes destroy weapons arsenal... [Published DNA India - Oct 24 2014]
France says airstrikes take out weapons arsenal... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Oct 24 2014]
France says air strikes take out weapons arsena... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 24 2014]
France says air strikes take out weapons arsena... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 24 2014]
Does India Really Need The Rafale Jet Fighter? [Published Tehelka - Oct 22 2014]
A French Army pilot getting down a Rafale fight... [Published Albawaba - Oct 22 2014]
France, UK, US Strike ISIL Troops, Installations [Published Defense-Aerospace - Oct 21 2014]
UK and France continue airstrikes against IS in... [Published Air Force Technology - Oct 21 2014]
SN aircraft intercepted: pilots asleep [Published Luchtzak Aviation - Oct 21 2014]
Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Oct. 21 [Published GlobalPost - Oct 21 2014]
XINHUA - French fighter jets strike IS targets ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 20 2014]
Kurds and US intensify fight for key Syrian tow... [Published GlobalPost - Oct 20 2014]
French fighter jets strike IS targets in Iraq [Published China.org.cn - Oct 20 2014]
France launches fresh strikes against IS in Iraq [Published The Local France - Oct 20 2014]
France Launches Fresh Strikes against IS in Iraq [Published Naharnet - Oct 20 2014]
THE RAFALE FIGHTER JET DEAL AND WHY IT MAKES CH... [Published IPA Newspack.com - Oct 20 2014]
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Rafale Fighters India is Buying Can't Match Chi... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Oct 19 2014]
The French Rafale Fighter aircraft that India is planning to buy, in what is being billed as the largest defence purchase by the country - "will be swatted like mosquitos in an August night," says Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin. Mr Kadadin ...
Rafale Fighters India is Buying Can't Match Chi... [Published ASIAN DEFENCE NEWS - Oct 18 2014]
The French Rafale Fighter aircraft that India is planning to buy, in what is being billed as the largest defence purchase by the country - "will be swatted like mosquitos in an August night," says Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin.Mr ...
Video shows U.S. B-1B bomber circling over Koba... [Published The Aviationist - Oct 08 2014]
Several media outlets have filmed a U.S. B-1 circling over Kobane during the air strikes on ISIS. Footage shows flashing light come out of the plane: most probably nothing more than a strobe light. On Oct. 8, a B-1B “Lancer” from Al Udeid took part ...
French Air Force celebrates 50th Anniversary of... [Published The Aviationist - Oct 08 2014]
Armée de l’air celebrated the 50th anniversary of the FAS (forces aériennes stratégiques) with three special colored planes. On Oct. 3, with a ceremony held at Istres airbase, the French Air Force celebrated 50 years of French deterrence by the Forces ...
Canadian ISIS attacks will operate out of a Kuw... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 07 2014]
Irbil, Iraq — Canadian warplanes that are to bomb targets in Iraq held by the Islamic State of Iraq & Al-Sham (ISIS) will operate from an airfield in Kuwait. However, it will be at least one week and perhaps not until near the end of October before ...
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