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Republic Day special! Why enemies should beware of India's physical strength?

New Delhi: India's defence system got a series of boosts during 2015 with a lot of emphasis being laid on modernisation of equipments under the new scheme 'Make in India' by the government.India saw many

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk Updated on: January 26, 2016 21:28 IST

Rafale

Rafale

During his last year's Paris visit, PM Narendra Modi had convinced the French President to agree to ink an inter-governmental agreement (IGA) on the sale of 36 French fighter jets.

Rafale jets are capable of air to air counter attack, can be deployed for several different locations and are even capable of nuclear delivery, a single Rafale carrying 9 ton of explosives. During strategic missions Rafales can deploy nuclear missiles and can also be refuelled in mid air.

This Indo-French deal can also provide another important benefit, as soon as the final agreement is signed. The 'Make in India' programme is looking forward to set an aircraft production unit right here on Indian turf taking India to step closure to military self sufficiency.

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