By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jul 29, 2020 16:11 IST
Rafale at Ambala Air Base Live Updates: Five Rafale jets land, Water Salute awaited

After nearly two decades the first batch of five Rafale fighter jets land today at Haryana's Ambala air base station in afternoon. Five Rafale jets including 3 single seater and 2 double seater jets touched down at Ambala air base today at 3 PM, as jets taken off from UAE on July 29, 2020. According to reports Section 144 CrPC has been imposed in 4 villages closer to Ambala airbase. Gathering of people on roofs & photography during landing has been declared strictly prohibited, DSP Ambala said during interaction. Here are live updates on Rafale jets' arrival at Ambala, Haryana.

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Defence Minister thanks French Government

I also thank the French Government, Dassault Aviation and other French companies for ensuring the timely delivery of the aircraft and its weapons, despite the severe restrictions posed by COVID pandemic, said Indian Defence Minister.

Message to China and Pak

Warning the adversaries Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh says, "I would like to add, if it is anyone who should be worried about or critical about this new capability of the Indian Air Force, it should be those who want to threaten our territorial integrity".

First touchdown of Rafale at Indian soil

IAF Rafale touchdown on July 29, 2020,Source: Office of Defence Minister

Birds landed safely in Ambala, says Defence Minister

Birds have landed safely in Ambala. The touch down of Rafale combat aircraft in India marks the beginning of a new era in our Military History. These multirole aircraft will revolutionise the capabilities of the Indian Air Force, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

Rafale lands at Ambala Airbase

Ambala, Haryana: The first batch of Rafale fighter jets that took off from France on Monday lands at the Ambala airbase.

Rafale fighter jets spotted in India for first time

First click on IAF Rafale-

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INS Kolkata Rafale contingent convoersation

Hear the conversation between INS Kolkata, Indian Navy and Rafale contingent.

Rafale contingent contact INS Kolkata

Rafale contingent establishes contact with Indian Navy warship INS Kolkata deployed in Western Arabian Sea. INS Kolkata Delta 63,  Arrow leader (flying Rafale), welcome to Indian Ocean Rafale leader:

Many thanks. Most reassuring to have an Indian warship guarding seas INS Kolkata: May you touch the sky with glory. Happy landings Rafale leader. Wish you fair winds. Happy hunting. Over & out

Rafale jets to arrive at Ambala at 2 PM

First batch of five Rafale jets to arrive at 2 PM at Ambala Air base, tweeted News Agency.

Why Rafale at Ambala air base?

Here are the key strategic plans of IAF you should know before questioning Rafale's presence at Ambala Air base. 

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5 Rafale are coming Home

Here is stunning look of Rafale cockpit inside. Cherish 5 Rafale..

Water Salute to be given to Rafale

Water salute to be given to the five Rafale fighter jets after their landing at Ambala air base in Haryana today. Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria to be present at the airbase at that time.

New jets in IAF after nearly 2 decades

India's acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter jets succeded in over two decades when Prime Minister Modi led govt signed govt-to-govt deal with France in 2016. A Rs 59,000 crore deal was signed in September 2016.

IAF Rafale to touch down at Ambala air base shortly

After covering a distance of nearly 7000 km Merignac airbase in Bordeau, France to touch down at Ambala air base in Haryana. Five Rafale to join the Indian Air Force "Golden Arrows" today.

Historical Day for India, Haryana Minister

Today, a history is being made in India, the Rafale fighter jets are coming to Ambala today. The people of Ambala are waiting for this hour by laying their eyelashes, Corona is there, people cannot be gathered otherwise the whole city would gather and put up a bhangra, play drums, said Anil Vij, Minister of Haryana.

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