Rafale to be inducted soon

Rafale to be inducted soon

New Delhi: The first batch of five Indian Air Force (IAF) Rafale is likely to arrive in India by end July 2020. The aircraft will be inducted at Air Force Station Ambala on 29 July subject to weather. The final induction ceremony will take place in second half of August 20.

According to the Ministry of Defence, IAF aircrew and ground crew have undergone comprehensive training on the aircraft, including its highly advanced weapons systems and are fully operational now. Post arrival, efforts will focus on operationalisation of the aircraft at the earliest.

Rafale to be inducted soon

Meanwhile, the Air Force Commanders’ Conference (AFCC) will be conducted from July 22-24 at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan) New Delhi. The theme of the conference is “IAF in the Next Decade“. Raksha Mantri is likely inaugurate AFCC.

The AFCC will be chaired by the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria. During the three-day conference the discussions would take stock of the current operational scenario & deployments. The plan of action for operational capability enhancement of the IAF in the next decade will also be discussed.

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