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‘Happy to repeat Rafale aircraft order if Indian Air Force wants’: Dassault CEO

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‘Happy to repeat Rafale aircraft order if Indian Air Force wants’: Dassault CEO

‘Happy to repeat Rafale aircraft order if Indian Air Force wants’: Dassault CEO

Dassault CEO Eric Trappier said he would be happy to repeat orders for Rafale aircraft if Indian Air Force wants.

Trappier was speaking during the induction ceremony of Rafale jets.

On Thursday, five Rafale aircraft were formally inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Meanwhile, French Defence Minister Florence Parly met National Security Advisor (NSA).

Doval and Parly met at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

The French Defence Minister was invited for the induction of Rafale aircraft.

Watch the full video for more details.


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