The Week In Defense, July 29-Aug. 5, 2020

Rafale fighter at takeoff
The Indian Air Force ordered 36 Rafale fighters on Sept. 23, 2016.
Credit: Dassault
India Receives First Five Dassault Rafales Freshly trained Indian Air Force pilots on July 27 ferried five Dassault Rafale fighters to Ambala Air Force Station, where they will become part of the No. 17 Sqdn. “Golden Arrows.” The first in an order of 36 aircraft placed in 2016, the fighters took off...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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