new Delhi. On the one hand, tensions between India and China on the border dispute are constantly increasing. Meanwhile, India is going to get the strength of fighter aircraft Rafale Jet from tomorrow i.e. September 10. Rafael fighter aircraft, considered a game changer for the Indian Air Force, will officially join the Air Force on Thursday. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will formally induct these Rafale into the Air Force. Let me tell you that under the agreement with France, the first shipment of Rafale fighter jet reached Ambala airbase in July which included 5 Rafale.
At the same time, many celebrities are reaching Ambala Air Force Station to witness this important moment. Along with Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, French Defense Minister Florence Parry will also be present at the ceremony. Parry is coming to India on an official visit.
CDS Bipin Rawat, Air Chief Marshal will be present
Apart from this, CDS Bipin Rawat, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadoria, Defense Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar, Defense Department (Research and Development) Secretary Dr. G. Satish Reddy and DRDO Chairman will be present.
Indian Air Force will formally induct Rafale aircraft on 10th September 2020 at Air Force Station, Ambala. The aircraft will be part of 17 Squadron, the ‘Golden Arrows’. First five Indian Air Force Rafale aircraft arrived at Air Force Station from France on July 27: IAF (File pic) pic.twitter.com/xL1eGlvIRA
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The traditional Sarva Dharma Puja will be performed before Rafale is inducted into the Air Force at Ambala Airforce Station. After this, Rafale fighter aircraft, Tejas Aircraft and Sarang Aerobatic Team will fly in the sky and a spectacular air display will be presented. The Rafale fighter jets will then be given the traditional water canon salute. With this, Rafale fighter aircraft will become part of the glorious squad of the Air Force.
The formalities to include Rafale aircraft manufactured by French aerospace company Dassault Aviation in the Indian Air Force fleet were not yet completed. The company had delivered 10 Rafale aircraft in the first batch to the Indian Air Force, of which 5 are currently stationed in France for training Indian pilots.