Lt. Colonel MS Dhoni welcomes Rafale jets into Indian Air Force

Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday welcomed the introduction of the Rafale jets into the Indian Air Force and said that the mighty bird’s “lethality will only increase” in the hands of IAF pilots.

Dhoni holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army unit of the Parachute Regiment (106 Para TA battalion). He expressed his joy at the five Rafale fighter jets being formally inducted into the 17 Squadron of the IAF at a glittering ceremony at the Ambala airbase.



The induction ceremony was attended by defence minister Rajnath Singh and France’ minister of the armed force Florence Parly.