NEW DELHI: Nearly 23 years after Sukhoi aircraft were imported, a fleet of five French-manufactured Rafale multi-role combat
touched down in India, giving the country’s air power a strategic edge over its adversaries in the neighbourhood.
tweeted a video of one of the five jets landing at the
in a roaring fashion. Here’s the video
The Touchdown of Rafale at Ambala. https://t.co/e3OFQa1bZY
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) 1596016710000
“The Birds have landed safely in Ambala. The touch down of Rafale combat aircrafts in India marks the beginning of a new era in our Military History,” Singh had tweeted moments earlier, when the jets finally entered the airbase.
#WATCH Water salute given to the five Rafale fighter aircraft after their landing at Indian Air Force airbase in Am… https://t.co/3Jxcr31tcg
— ANI (@ANI) 1596017979000
Rajnath said that the multirole aircraft will revolutionise the capabilities of the