GUWAHATI: “Touching the sky with glory”-the Indian Air Force tagline became more evident on Thursday as the Indian Air Force inducted the fighter aircraft at a ceremonial function at Air Force Station, Ambala.
Marking the occasion, the IAF released a video displaying the Rafale’s journey from France to India. In the 1.25 minutes long video, IAF has said that the Air warriors of India are ready.
Watch the video here:
The aircraft became a part of 17 Squadron, the “Golden Arrows”. The first five Indian Air Force Rafale aircraft arrived at Air Force Station, Ambala from France on July 27.
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh and Florence Parly Minister of the Armed Forces of France graced the event. The French delegation was represented by Emmanuel Lenain Ambassador of France to India, Air General Eric Autellet, Vice Chief of the Air Staff of the French Air Force and other senior officials.