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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to fly in Rafale Jet!

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to fly in Rafale Jet!

Pranesh RanganBy : Pranesh Rangan

  |  4 Oct 2019 6:38 AM GMT


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.


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