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IAF Rafales to soon get ‘Hammer’


  • India’s newly-inducted omni-role fighter jets, which already have a deadly weapons package, are now all set to also get ‘Hammer’ air-to-ground precision-guided munitions amid the ongoing military confrontation with China in eastern Ladakh.  
  • The 1st consignment of the Hammer weapons are likely to arrive in India from France next month.  
  • With a strike range of 20 to 70-km, the Hammer munitions are designed to destroy bunkers, hardened shelters & the other targets in all terrains, including the mountainous one in Ladakh.