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Rafale induction into IAF: ‘Sarv Dharm Puja’ conducted at Ambala Airbase

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Rafale induction into IAF: ‘Sarv Dharm Puja’ conducted at Ambala Airbase

Rafale induction into IAF: ‘Sarv Dharm Puja’ conducted at Ambala Airbase

As Indian Air Force inducts the five Rafale jets at the Ambala air base, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly attended the ‘Sarv Dharm Puja’ that was conducted.

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria were also present during the ceremony.

Religious leaders of all faiths were present offered prayers at the ceremony.

The Rafale jets will provide much needed firepower to the Indian Air force and the induction comes at a time when India & China are involved in a standoff at the LAC in Ladakh.

The first set of 5 Rafale jets arrived in India on 29th of June.

The delivery of all 36 aircraft is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2021.

The Rafale jets, built by French aerospace major Dassault Aviation, are known for air-superiority and precision strikes on ground targets, giving the IAF a major boost.

Watch the full video for all the details on all that happened at the Ambala Air base during the Rafale induction.


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