French fighter jets launch mission against IS group in Mosul

French fighter jets launch mission against IS group in Mosul

French fighter jets took off from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on Friday for an operation against the Islamic State jihadist organisation (IS) in its Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, an officer said. Eight jets took off from the carrier in the eastern Mediterranean, an AFP photographer on the flight deck reported. The Charles de […]

India confirms deal to buy 36 French-made Rafale fighter jets

India confirms deal to buy 36 French-made Rafale fighter jets

India’s cabinet committee on security on Wednesday approved the purchase of 36 fighter jets from France’s Dassault, a senior Indian defence ministry official said. “The deal was approved at the meeting in the evening. It will now be formally signed by Indian and French defence ministers on September 23 in New Delhi,” the unnamed official […]