Roads Sealed Ambala Air Base Large gatherings are banned and safety has been tightened close to the Ambala Air Force Station in Haryana the place the primary 5 of a batch of French Rafale fighter jets will make a landing this afternoon.
The shooting of movies and pictures has additionally been banned close to the airbase, officers stated on Tuesday. The roads across the airbase – positioned about 200 km from the border with Pakistan – have been sealed and Roads Sealed Ambala Air Base.
The 5 Rafale jets took off from France on Monday, coated a distance of almost 7,000 km with air-to-air refueling, and had a single-cease at a French airbase within the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
“Section 144, which prohibits assembly of four or more people, has been imposed in the villages near the airbase, including Dhulkot, Baldev Nagar, Garnala and Panjkhora,” Deputy Commissioner Ashok Sharma was quoted as saying by information company PTI.
Shooting of movies or taking images across the airbase and close by areas will stay “strictly prohibited”, he added.
Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday stated Ambala police have taken all the mandatory measures.
Chief of Air Staff RKS Bhadauria shall be on the airbase to obtain the Rafale jets, the primary tranche of the 36 planes purchased by India from France in a Rs 59,000-crore inter-governmental deal in 2016.
The Rafale fighter jets are able to carry a variety of extremely efficient weapons, together with the Meteor air-to-air missile and Scalp cruise missile.
“Delivery of ten aircraft has been completed on schedule. Five will stay back in France for training Mission. The delivery of all thirty-six aircraft will be completed on schedule by the end of 2021,” the Indian embassy in France stated in a press release on Monday.