The Indian Embassy in France shared a video on Twitter where the Rafale planes can be seen flying to India.
All three jets will land at the Ambala Air Force station.
Meanwhile, Emmanuel Lenain, French Ambassador to India, spoke on Tuesday in front of the agency YEARS said five additional Rafale jets will be shipped to India by the end of April. It would be other than three Rafale arriving on Wednesday.
The ambassador said it is a matter of great pride, “we have been able to deliver on time and even ahead of schedule” despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
“At present, 21 Rafale delivered to India, 11 already transported to India, three are in the process of being transported and 5 more will be delivered by the end of April”, declared the French envoy. in India.
He added: “In total in 2022, the 36 planes will have been delivered in accordance with the contract. ”
The aircraft had started to join the Air Force fleet in the period from July to August of last year and was quickly put into service by the Air Force as soon as possible.
The plane had also been deployed to patrol along the Chinese front in eastern Ladakh and other fronts at the height of the confrontation with China.
Aircraft equipped with Hammer missiles improved their ability to perform air-to-ground strikes like Balakot’s.