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Rafale fighter jets highlight of Indo-French joint exercise 2021: CDS Rawat

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Rafale fighter jets highlight of Indo-French joint exercise 2021: CDS Rawat

Rafale fighter jets highlight of Indo-French joint exercise 2021: CDS Rawat

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat attended 'Indo-French joint exercise Desert Knight-21' in Jodhpur on January 21.

"The Indian and French air forces have been holding bilateral exercises since 2002.

Today we have witnessed 'Exercise Desert Knight 2021'.

The significance of this exercise is that Rafale fighters which have been inducted recently in our Air Force and French Rafale aircrafts along with our (Indian) Su-30s, Mirages have trained together and we have shown that how quickly we have adapted to Rafale fighters," said General Bipin Rawat.

He also added, "We also flew in a French multirole transport aircraft (Airbus-330) in which they can ferry passengers, do mid-air refuelling and can also convert it into a medical facility too for medical emergencies.

We also saw how our Rafales, Su-30s and Mirages were refuelling from it."


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