NEW DELHI:In historic moments for the Indian Air Drive, the primary batch of 5 Rafale fight jets entered the Indian air area on its option to Ambala airbase from France, officers stated. The fleet landed at Al Dhafra airbase on […]
The fleet landed at Al Dhafra airbase on Monday within the UAE after flying for over seven hours from the Merignac airbase. It was the one stopover by the jets whereas flying from France to India.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh‘s workplace stated the Rafales are escorted by two Sukhoi 30 MKIs after they entered the Indian air area.
The 5 Rafales escorted by 02 SU30 MKIs as they enter the Indian air area.@IAF_MCC https://t.co/djpt16OqVd
— रक्षा मंत्री कार्यालय/ RMO India (@DefenceMinIndia) 1596012113000
The jets have been additionally refulled mid-air from a French tanker at a peak of 30,000 ft.
The Birds have entered the Indian airspace..Pleased Touchdown in Ambala! @IAF_MCC https://t.co/dh35pMDyYi
— रक्षा मंत्री कार्यालय/ RMO India (@DefenceMinIndia) 1596011986000
Chief of Air Workers Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria will obtain the fleet at Ambala.
The Rafale jets are India’s first main acquisition of fighter planes in over 20 years, and they’re anticipated to considerably enhance the Indian Air Drive’s fight capabilities.