New Delhi: The Rafale fighter jets are now with the Indian Air Force, giving them a proud and power.
The ceremony presided over by Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. Five Rafale fighter jets purchased are now officially part of the Air Force. Ceremonies and exercises held at the Ambala Air Force Base in Haryana. Rafale joined the army with a salute.
Today, five first batch aircraft are officially part of the Indian Air Force. As part of the ceremonies, interfaith prayers (Sarva Dharma Puja) were held. French Defense Minister Florence Parley was the chief guest at the ceremony at the Ambala Air Force Base. An aeronautical demonstration was also held as part of the ceremony.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Joint Chiefs of Staff General Bipin Rawat, and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Kumar was present on the occasion. Dr. Bhadauria, Secretary of Defense; Ajay Kumar, and others participated. The first batch of aircraft arrived in India on July 27 from France. India has signed an agreement with France to buy 36 Rafale aircraft at Rs. 59,000 crores.