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#RafaleInIndia : 5 Rafale Jets Land In Ambala, Indian Air Force Gets The Fire Power

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In a huge boost to the Indian Air Force and one that will add to their fire power , the five scheduled Rafale jets flanked by two Su-30MKIs entered the Indian airspace before landing at Ambala, Haryana. The squadron of Rafale jets will be stationed at the Ambala air base.

The jets took off from the Merignac airbase in French port city of Bordeaux on July 27 and arrives after covering a distance of 7,000 km with air-to-air refuelling and a single stop in the United Arab Emirates. The fleet of five jets comprises three single-seater and two twin-seater aircraft.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh Tweeted his reaction after the five jets landed safely

According to news agency reports, Water salutes to be given to the five Rafale fighter aircraft after they land at the Ambala airbase in Haryana . Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria to be present at the airbase.

After almost two decades, India will induct a new multi-role foreign fighter aircraft.

The last foreign fighters inducted into the Air Force were the Sukhoi-30s from Russia which have now become the mainstay of the Air Force after multiple orders in view of delays in placing orders for new western aircraft.

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