1st batch of 5 IAF Rafale fighter jets land in India after 7,000-km journey

The first batch of five Rafale fighter jets of the 36 ordered by India arrived at the IAF Air Force Station in Ambala on Wednesday. They covered a distance of 7,000 km from France with air-to-air refueling and a single stop in the United Arab Emirates. The jets were escorted by two Sukhoi Su-30MKIs as they entered Indian air space.

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