Rafale Jets Departed From France, To Reach Ambala, India By Wednesday, Watch Videos

The first batch of five Rafale jets have taken off from France are set to reach India’s Ambala city by Wednesday. These five Rafale jets will join the growing Indian fleet of aircraft after they land in India on Wednesday.

The Rafale jets will take a halt in Dubai UAE on Tuesday and then fly again to reach Ambala India.

The five Rafale jets include the trainer RB-003 (RB for Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria- the Chief of Air Staff).

The IAF said:

“The first batch of five Indian Air Force Rafale is likely to arrive in India by end of July. The aircraft will be inducted at Air Force Station Ambala on July 29 subject to weather,”

“IAF aircrew and ground crew have undergone comprehensive training on the aircraft, including its highly advanced weapons systems and are fully operational now. Post arrival, efforts will focus on operationalisation of the aircraft at the earliest,”

India had signed an inter-governmental agreement with France in September 2016 for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets at a cost of around Rs 58,000 crore. The aircraft is capable of carrying a range of potent weapons. The jets will be equipped with European missile maker MBDA’s Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile, Scalp cruise missile and Hammer.

Out of the 36 jets, 30 o them will be fighter jets and will include the capacity of two people.

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