First fleet of Rafale Aircraft take off from France, to land in Ambala on July 29
Good news comes from France where the first fleet of Rafale Aircrafts took off for India. There are 5 Rafale Aircraft in the first fleet and all of them took off to India from France’s Istres airbase on Monday, July 27.
These fighter jets will land in India on Wednesday, July 29 at the Ambala Air Force Station. In total, these fighter jets will cover a distance of 7,364 kilometers.
The Indian Embassy in France released a video where these ace fighter jets can be seen taking off in the air.
The Indian Embassy also released a statement where it said, “India took a significant step in strengthening airpower and defense preparedness with the first five Rafale fighter aircraft, built by Dassault, flying out from Merignac airbase in Bordeaux, France to India today. This also marks a new milestone in the strong and growing India-France defense cooperation”.
All the 5 Rafale Aircraft are expected to be deployed in Ladakh to guard the LAC against the Chinese PLA. India is not taking the Chinese Army lightly and is preparing itself for all sorts of attacks, if necessary.