First Rafale jet to be part of 17 squadron
03, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- The first Rafale combat aircraft would be inducted into the Indian Air Force’s ‘Golden Arrows’ 17 Squadron.
- ‘Golden Arrows’ 17 Squadron was commanded by Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa during the Kargil war in 1999.
- The 17 Squadron which was earlier located in Bhatinda in Punjab and will now be shifted to Ambala in Haryana.
- The 17 Squadron used to operate the MiG- 21s earlier.