Indian Air Force's Rafales To Fly Over New Delhi On 8 October As Part Of IAF Day CelebrationsRafale fighter jet of the Indian Air Force

Indian Air Force's (IAF) newly inducted Rafale fighter jets will make their first public appearance on 8 October by flying over New Delhi as part of a flypast on IAF day.

The first five Rafale fighter jets were officially inducted into the Indian Air Force on 10 September.

The Rafales have jets have started flying in the skies over Ladakh amidst the ongoing volatile situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.

The jets have flown several day and night sorties in various terrains, including the mountains over Himachal Pradesh.

IAF Chief RKS Bhadauri while speaking at the induction ceremony had said that the jets are ready to deliver and have carried out lots of weapon firing, "IAF Rafale jets are good to go and deliver. Squadron busy and on overdrive to operationalise. Lots of integrated training with our other fleets and weapons firing has taken place".

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement