“We kept the architecture of the first FREMM designed by Naval Group but the FREMM DA versatility will be increased by enhanced capacities in terms of anti-air warfare. These modifications particularly concern the combat system.”
Pierre-Jean Cuisinier, FREMM DA program director
During the flight, the French Air Force pilot took a selfie from the cockpit of the two-seat fighter jet.
The aim of the Garuda-VI exercises is to test new tactical and strategic techniques, debug interaction and test military capabilities. This is also an opportunity for the Indian Air Force to test the capabilities of the Rafale fighter jets, which are poised to join the Indian Air Force fleet in a few months.#ExGaruda2019 : The objective of Indo-France joint exercise is to share good practices & to enhance interoperability & cooperation between the two Air Forces.
During the exchange flying, Sqn Ldr Sourabh Ambure flew in the FAF Rafale aircraft.@Armee_de_lair @FranceinIndia pic.twitter.com/BNg1AzWPPj
— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) July 5, 2019