Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in France on Tuesday that the Rafale deal was possible due to the decisiveness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Rajnath Singh was speaking after he completed a 30-minute sortie on a twin-seater trainer version of the Rafale fighter aircraft.
The multirole combat aircraft, flown by Phillipe Duchateau, the chief test pilot of Dassault Aviation, manufacturer of Rafale jets, took off from an airstrip near the facility of the Dassault Aviation at 7:24 pm Indian Standard Time. It landed back at the airstrip after completing a few manoeuvres at 7:54 pm.
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