The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday formally inducted the much talked about fourth-generation flying machine, Rafale in its arsenal. The first batch of five aircrafts was formally inducted into the IAF’s inventory at an impressive ceremony held at the strategic Ambala airbase.

The event was attended by Union defence minister, Rajnath Singh and Florence Parly, minister of the armed forces of France. Air display of Rafale fighter aircraft flanked by SU-30 and Jaguar aircraft in arrow formation.

Earlier, Defence minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of the Armed Forces of France, Florence Parly, witnessed an air display of Rafale fighter aircraft flanked by SU-30 and Jaguar aircraft in arrow formation.

Water cannon salute was given to the five Rafale aircraft at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base, Ambala during the induction ceremony on Thursday. Five Rafale aircraft have put up an air display along with Tejas followed by ‘Sarang Aerobatic Team’.