The first lot of 5 fully loaded Rafale fighter jets built by the French company Dassault came to air-force base in Ambala yesterday. Reports reveal that IAF airbase will be up against any combat situation at the northern or the western borders. Netizens along with Bollywood celebrities like Parineeti Chopra, Anupam Kher, Kailash Kher, Sidharth Shukla celebrated the glorious moment for the country by sharing they applaud messages on social media.

The five Rafale jets joined the Indian Air Force on Wednesday and therefore the ones to follow after this may not have the India specific changes that make them more lethal and potent.


The ministry for defense paid their gratitude and shared a note of thanks to the Government of France, Dassault Aviation, and involved companies of France for making the Rafale reach on time along with its weapons, despite on-going global crisis posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.


He acknowledged that the aircraft has excellent flying performance and their weapons, radar, and other sensors and electronic warfare capabilities are among the simplest within the world. The newly arrived fighter aircraft can hold automated warheads and weapons experts believe that the latest technology used in manufacturing this aircraft is way better than F-16 and J 20 jets owned by neighboring countries.

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