India to base Rafales at Ambala and Hashimara

Deccan Herald says the Indian Air Force has decided to bed down its Rafale fighters at Ambala in the west and Hashimara on the east.

Rafale - RIAT 2009 (3751416421)
By Tim Felce (Airwolfhound) (Rafale – RIAT 2009) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Sarsawa air base was originally the first choice but the service found that it had to acquire an additional 540 acres of land from farmers.

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