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In pictures: Five Rafale fighter jets arrive in Ambala

The five French Rafale fighter jets touched down at Haryana's Ambala after covering a distance of nearly 7,000 km to join the Indian Air Force

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BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Water salute given to the five fighter aircraft after their landing at airbase in Ambala, Haryana

Water salute given to the five Rafale fighter aircraft after their landing at Indian Air Force airbase in Ambala, Haryana
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Photo- ANI

 

jets are being escorted into Indian airspace by two IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fighters

Rafale jets are being escorted into Indian airspace by two IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fighters
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Photo: @DefenceMinIndia

 

A fighter jet refuels mid-air on its journey to India. The jets covered a distance of around 7,000 kms

A Rafale fighter jet refuels mid-air on its journey to India. The jets covered a distance of around 7,000 kms
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Photo: Indian Embassy in France

 

Indian Rafale contingent established contact with Indian Navy warship INS Kolkata, deployed in the Western Arabian Sea

Indian Rafale contingent established contact with Indian Navy warship INS Kolkata, deployed in the Western Arabian Sea
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Mid-air refuelling of Rafale Jets on their way to India from France

Mid-air refuelling of Rafale Jets on their way to India from France
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Photo: Indian Embassy in France

 

This is India's first major acquisition of fighter planes in over two decades

This is India's first major acquisition of fighter planes in over two decades
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Photo- IAF

 


First Published: Wed, July 29 2020. 18:28 IST