Ambala: The first batch of five Rafale fighter jets on Wednesday landed at the Ambala airbase in Haryana after covering a distance of nearly 7,000 km from France.
“The Birds have landed safely in Ambala. The touch down of Rafale combat aircraft in India marks the beginning of a new era in our Military History. These multirole aircraft will revolutionise the capabilities of the Indian Air Force, ” Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in a series of tweets.
The Touchdown of Rafale at Ambala. pic.twitter.com/e3OFQa1bZY
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) July 29, 2020
” This aircraft has very good flying performance and its weapons, radar and other sensors and Electronic Warfare capabilities are amongst the best in the world. Its arrival in India will make the IAF much stronger to deter any threat that may be posed on our country, ” he tweeted.