The ceremony at Ambala Air Force Station will include a ceremonial unveiling of the Rafale aircraft, a traditional ‘Sarva Dharma Puja’, Air Display by Rafale and Tejas aircraft as well as by ‘Sarang Aerobatic Team’, the IAF said. It will be followed by the traditional water cannon salute for the fighter jets. The proceedings will culminate with the ceremonial induction of Rafale to Golden Arrows.
The first five Rafale fighter jets that arrived on July 29 will be formally inducted as part of the 17 Squadron, called the Golden Arrows, at Ambala Air Force Station.
The ceremony at Ambala Air Force Station to be attended by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly.