A ceremonial 'Water Cannon Salute' was given to the first batch of the five Rafale fighter jets as they landed at the IAF Air Force Station in Ambala on Wednesday. "Its arrival in India will make the IAF much stronger to deter any threat that may be posed on our country," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted in Sanskrit, including the Indian Air Force's motto, to welcome the five Rafale jets in India. The Prime Minister also shared a video of a Rafale jet landing at the Indian Air Force Station in Ambala. The aircraft's electronic warfare capabilities are amongst the best in the world, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted.