Rafale jets: Rafale fighter aircraft left for India from France on 27 July. 5 Rafael will join Ambala Airforce on 29 July. Rafale aircraft will fly at a speed of about 1000 km per hour while completing the journey from France to India.
Ambala: The Indian Air Force’s deadliest fighter jet, equipped with state-of-the-art missiles and deadly bombs, is scheduled to reach Ambala on 29 July. Keeping in view the security, Section 144 has been implemented in the areas around the Air Force Station. According to reports, photography and videography have also been banned. Within a week, these aircraft will be ready for any mission. A total of 12 pilots have been trained to fly these fighter jets, which are bringing it from France. The Indian Air Force has made full preparations for the reception of these fighters. Air Force fighter pilots will reach Ambala air base on Wednesday after covering an air distance of 7000 km. Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa will also be present on this occasion. On Tuesday, they visited the Airforce station and 17 Golden Arrow Squadrons were re-formed. Air Chief Marshal took stock of the preparations being made for Rafael.
Total of 5 Rafaels left for India from France on 27 July. On Tuesday, it made a landing in Abu Dhabi. It took seven hours for the planes to reach the UAE from France. These aircraft will fly from Al Dafra Airbase, then land directly in Ambala. With the ongoing tension with China and Pakistan, the flight of these fighter jets to India is considered very important. Before the departure of the Rafale planes, the Indian Embassy in France has also released a picture of these Rafale planes and the Indian Air Force pilots.
Rafale refuelled in the air
Rafale fighter jets were refuelled in the air while coming to India from France. The Indian Air Force has thanked the French Air Force for their cooperation. The aircraft flew out from the Merignac airbase in French port city of Bordeaux and are covering a distance of nearly 7,000 km with a single stop in the United Arab Emirates before arriving at Ambala airbase on Wednesday.
According to sources, these planes will be ready for any mission within a week. Rafale aircraft are equipped with the world’s deadliest missiles and semi-stealth technology. The induction of these aircraft into the Indian Air Force will significantly increase the country’s strategic strength.
Rafael, capable of an air-to-ground hit, is preparing to deploy the French-made Hammer missile to increase the firepower of Rafale aircraft coming to India. This missile is capable of destroying even the strongest targets at a distance of 60 to 70 km. Highly Agile and Manoeuvrable Munition Extended Range (Hammer) is an air-to-ground medium-range missile. This missile was initially built for the French Air Force and Navy. With this missile, the Indian Air Force can precisely target enemy bunkers. The Scalp and Meteor missiles used in Rafale planes have already reached India.