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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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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

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