new Delhi. In the past, 5 fighter aircraft that came from France (France) to India (Rafale) will be included in the Indian Air Force today. A grand ceremony will also be held at Ambala airbase. French Minister of Defense will also be present along with Defense Minister Rajnath Singh in this ceremony. It is worth mentioning that amid the ongoing border dispute with China, 5 Rafale will be handed over to the Airforce in a grand event held at Ambala airbase from 10 am today.
By the way, it is being said about these aircraft that after handing it over to the Air Force, the strength of the Indian Air Force will get infallible power. The first consignment of five Rafale aircraft, considered a trump card for the Air Force, arrived in India on 27 July. But now it is being formally handed over to the Air Force on 10 September.
Explain that the Air Force has signed a deal to purchase 36 Rafale fighter aircraft from France at a cost of 59 thousand crores. The next consignment of four more Rafale aircraft is expected in October. The aircraft will form part of the Air Force’s Golden Arrow Squadron in a spectacular ceremony at the Air Force Station in Ambala, Haryana. If we separate Rafale from the Air Force, at present, sources say that the Indian Air Force is facing a shortage of state-of-the-art fighter aircraft. Accordingly, this day is considered to be very important, because Rafael, who has the power to change the balance of power in the region, will be the pride of his fleet of fighters on this day.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh to formally induct the five Rafale fighter aircraft into the Indian Air Force at the Ambala airbase today pic.twitter.com/wxZ8vSXhmJ
– ANI (@ANI) September 10, 2020
The ceremony to be held today is Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Air Force Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, Defense Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar, DRDO President Dr. G Satish Reddy, Ministry of Defense and many senior officers of Armed Forces. Will be present At the same time, there are reports of many people from France joining this occasion.
On this occasion, the French delegation will be represented on this occasion by French Ambassador to India Emmanuelle Lenin, Air Force Chief Eric Autlette, Deputy Chief of the French Air Force and other senior officers. A large delegation of several French defense industry executives will also be present there, including Eric Trappier, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dassault Aviation, which produces Rafale aircraft, and MBDA Chief Executive Eric Beranger. The event will be followed by a bilateral meeting of the Indian and French delegations.