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A batch of five Rafale fighter jets touched down to a special water cannon salute at the Ambala air base this afternoon, the first western combat aircraft to join the Indian Air Force 23 years after Sukhoi aircraft were imported. The French-manufactured Rafale multi-role combat jets covered a distance of nearly 7,000 km and were escorted by two Sukhoi 30 MKIs after they entered the Indian air space. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted that the "birds" had landed safely in Ambala.



"Welcome home 'Golden Arrows'. Blue skies always," the Indian Air Force tweeted with a photo of the Rafales in the "Arrow formation".



This is the first batch from a contingent of 36 Rafale jets from French aerospace major Dassault Aviation as part of a Rs 59,000-crore deal signed by the government on September 23, 2016. The planes are expected to give a mega-boost to In... Read More

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----- International affairs -----

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: First Batch Of Rafales For India leaves France !!



The most awaited flight planes Rafale are to arrive in India today covering a distance of nearly 7,000 kms from France to India. 



They will cover this disance with air-to-air refuelling and will stop only at the French airbase in United Arab Emirates before reaching its destination India.



As of now, the 5 beast planes have covered half the distance and by Wednesday, thry should hopefully at the Ambala airbase in northern India,  200 kms from the Pakistani and Chinese borders.



According to Al Jazeera, IAF said, "Efforts will focus on operationalisation of the aircraft at the earliest" after the plane... Read More

#rafale  #rafeal  #rafealplanes  #fighterplanes  #iaf  #india  #aljazeera  #france 

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----- Energy & Environment -----

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AMPHAN”, EVACUATION AMID CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC

Know about How India braced to fight the “Virus from Air”

 

AMPHAN pronounced as “UM-PUN” is the super-tropical cyclonic storm with a speed of 240 km/h, a minimum pressure of 925 hPa. A tropical cyclone is a weather phenomenon that is essentially a rapidly rotating storm system with characteristics such as a low-pressure centre, strong winds and thunderstorms that produce heavy rain, among others.

“AMPHAN” like giant engines uses warm, moist air as fuel from the area of low pressure over the southern Bay of Bengal.

 Aman initially grew powerful because the waters it passed over were exceedingly warm, as high as 88 degrees in parts of the Indian Ocean. Warmer water provides more of the ene... Read More

#Amphan #WestBengal #Assam #Odisha #Covid -19#IndiafightsBack 

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Residents of Bengaluru, who are still trying to figure out lockdown 4.0, were distracted on Wednesday afternoon by an unusual sound that rattled windowpanes and caused every ear to hear normally again.
Confirmation that it was, in fact, a sonic boom caused by an Indian Air Force (IAF) jet came late in the evening. Putting all speculation to rest, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said it was a “routine IAF Test Flight involving a supersonic profile which took off from Bengaluru Airport and flew in the allotted airspace well outside City limits”.
The test flight was carried out by the IAF’s Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment which is based in Karnataka’s capital city.

“The sound of a sonic boom can be heard and felt by an observer even when the aircraft is flying as far away as 65 to 80 kilometres away from the person,” the MoD added on Twitter.

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