First Batch Of 5 Rafale Jets To Arrive In Ambala Today, IAF Chief To Receive Fleet: Live Updates

The Rafale jets, piloted by IAF officers, took off from Merignac in France and refueled midair.

New Delhi:

The primary 5 of a batch of French Rafale fighter jets will arrive at Haryana’s Ambala this afternoon after protecting a distance of practically 7,000 km to hitch the Indian Air Pressure fleet. Chief of Air Workers RKS Bhadauria can be on the strategically key Ambala air base to obtain the Rafale jets, India’s first main acquisition of fighter planes in over 20 years. A Rs 59,000-crore deal was signed on September 23, 2016 for 36 Rafale jets from French aerospace main Dassault Aviation.

Listed here are the Stay Updates forward of the arrival of the Rafale jets:

Rafale: Safety Heightened Close to Ambala Airbase
Safety has been tightened close to the airbase, situated round 200 km from the border with Pakistan, and huge gatherings have been banned in 4 villages close by. There are additionally restrictions on individuals gathering on rooftops and any filming or pictures throughout the touchdown. A neighborhood MLA has urged individuals to mild candles this night to welcome the jets.

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