Rafale is the last & latest most advanced 4 generation fighter in the world. BEATS the block 52 in every aspect you care to mention.
2 engines v one
superior much lower RCS
Pesa RBE2 radar versis MSA APG63
NEW MORE modern weapons arsenal including scalp ASM meteore & mica BVR
This is why in LIBYA its the rafale leading the strike missions over both the F16 & F18 & MIRAGE /TORNADO from NATO
WILL BE A FANTASTIC ADDITION TO THE IAF FROM 2013 onwards