Induction of Rafale jets is an example of India’s commitment to border security and ensuring territorial integrity: Rajnath Singh | Top Points

The aircraft had arrived at Air Force Station, Ambala from France on July 27, 2020.

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New Delhi:  Rafale has been officially inducted in the Indian Air Force (IAF), the first five Rafale aircraft will be part of 17 Squadron, the “Golden Arrows”.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of the Armed Forces of France Florence Parly, witnessed the traditional ‘Sarva Dharma Puja’ at the Rafale induction ceremony, at Ambala airbase on Thursday.

The aircraft had arrived at Air Force Station, Ambala from France on July 27, 2020.

Here is what Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said

1.India and France have common views on fighting terrorism and expansion of UN Security Council: Rajnath Singh

2.Our role in Indo-Pacific and Indian Ocean Region is increasing consistently:Rajnath Singh at Rafale induction ceremony

3.India’s responsibility is not limited to its territorial boundary;we are committed to peace in Indo-Pacific,Indian Ocean Region:Rajnath Singh

4.Induction of Rafale jets is an example of India’s commitment to border security and ensuring territorial integrity: Rajnath Singh

5.Induction of Rafale jets crucial considering kind of atmosphere being created along our border: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

6.Rafale is considered one of the best globally; Rafale deal is a game changer for India’s national security: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

7. Rafale with its multi role capabilities can perform a variety of tasks including Air Superiority missions and precision strikes against enemies. I am confident that the capabilities and technological edge acquired with Rafale induction will revolutionise the IAF capabilities.

8. The induction of Rafale is a strong message for the world and especially for those who challenge India’s sovereignty. The induction is a very important step in light of the prevailing security conditions that prevail, or I would say, that have been created along India’s borders.

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, among other senior officers of the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces, were also present to mark a very important milestone in the history of the IAF.

The aircraft had arrived at Air Force Station, Ambala from France on July 27, 2020.

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