Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will fly in Rafale fighter aircraft at the capital of France, Paris, on the 8th of October. According to an agreement between India and France, 36 Rafale warplanes for the Indian Air Force will be purchased from Dassault. The first aircraft will be handed over to Defense Minister Rajnath Singh in Paris on the 8th of this month and he will be traveling to France on the 7th October to get Rafale Fighter Jet.
According to reports, this event is expected to happen in Paris on October 8th, where the first Rafale fighter jet will be handed over to Indian Air Force. After receiving the flight, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to fly in it. The Indian Air Force team has already traveled to Paris for the event.
Rafale fighter aircraft are suitable for use with powerful war equipment and missiles. The Indian Air Force has already developed the infrastructure for using Rafale warplanes.
Training for pilots to use these jets is also provided. Out of the 36 Rafale aircraft purchased from France, 18 are to be deployed at the Ambala Air Force Base in Haryana. This strategically important airforce station is located at a distance of 220 km from the Indo-Pak border. The remaining 18 aircraft are to be stationed at the Hasimara Air Force Station in West Bengal. Infrastructure is enhanced at these two Air Force bases at a cost of Rs.400 crore to station Rafale Jets.