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rafale

(rafal)
n
a burst of artillery fire

Rafale

 a burst of several rounds of artillery. See also fusillade.
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As per the India-France Joint Statement issued by the two countries during the Prime Ministers visit to France, Government of India conveyed to the Government of France that in view of the critical operational necessity for Multirole Combat Aircraft for Indian Air Force (IAF), Government of India would like to acquire 36 Rafale jets in fly-away condition as quickly as possible.
He said that the targets of Rafale fighter-bombers were ISIL training facilities for foreign fighters near in the area around Raqqa.
Two Rafale jets dropped bombs on an IS training camp.
HOPING to seal the contract for the purchase of 36 French Rafale jets by the end of this year, the Indian Air Force has pinned hopes on struggling home- made solutions -- Light Combat Aircraft "Tejas" and yet to be developed indigenous fifth generation fighter -- to end the critical shortage of fighter jets.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dhu-AlQa'dah 17, 1436, September 01, 2015, SPA -- Malaysia is reviewing a proposal from France to buy Rafale fighter jets but any decision would depend on how affordable the aircraft are, Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.
Three Rafale fighter jets were delivered to Egypt as a part of an arms deal with France.
NNA - French President Francois Hollande arrived in Qatar on Monday to oversee the signing of a multi-billion-euro deal to sell 24 Rafale fighter jets to the gas-rich emirate.
Summary: Fabius says negotiations to sell Rafale fighter jets to United Arab Emirates are 'going in right direction.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may reach a breakthrough on a long-delayed deal to buy Rafale fighter jets from France in talks with the French president on Friday, reports The Times of India.
New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday threatened to take legal recourse if government went ahead with Rafale jet deal with France, saying there were shortcomings in the fighter aircraft.
9bn) deal with France under which the latter will deliver to Cairo 24 Rafale fighter-bombers (equivalent of US F-35s) and a frigate.
9 billion) deal reportedly includes 24 Rafale jets as well as a Fremm naval frigate and MBDA air-to-air missiles.