India receives all 36 Rafale aircraft from France.
India has received all 36 Rafale aircraft from France, with the last aircraft landing in the country on 15 December.
According to the Indian Air Force, after taking off from France, the aircraft arrived after a rapid mid-air refueling from a UAE Air Force tanker aircraft.
India and France had signed an inter-governmental agreement in 2016, under which Paris agreed to provide 36 Rafale fighter jets to India at a cost of around Rs 60,000 crore. The first batch of five Rafale jets arrived on July 29, 2020.