On Tuesday, in a military exercise by Iran Revolutionary Guards, at least three missiles landed near the Al Dhafra Airbase, UAE where the Indian Rafales were on halt.
Today, a batch of five Rafale fighter planes are scheduled to arrive in India. The batch took off from France on Monday, 27th July. According to the US news channel, CNN, the alert was sounded at Qatar’s Al Udeid and UAE’s Al Dhafra base after indicators intimated missiles approaching. It said, “Iranian missile possibly headed that way.” It added that the personal were informed to take covers but no missile landed at these bases. Al Dhafra is located an hour from Abu Dhabi, UAE’s Capital.
Also, the other source Fox News reported that Middle East housing US aircraft and troops were put on notice when “3 Iranian missiles splashed down in waters near the bases Tues. as part of Iran’s military exercises.”