Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, visited Gandhinagar on the occasion of Commanders’ Conference at South Western Air Command (SWAC) on 17 & 18 August. The conference brought together Commanders from Air Force Stations in SWAC Area of Responsibility (AOR) for an operational review of missions and tasks.
On arrival, CAS was received by Air Marshal Sandeep Singh, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief South Western Air Command. CAS placed a wreath at the Command War Memorial and was presented with a ceremonial Guard of Honour.
Addressing the Commanders, CAS highlighted the need for maintaining operational readiness round the clock and sustained focus on capability enhancement. He emphasized on the early operationalisation of newly inducted sensors and weapon systems. CAS exhorted the Commanders to leverage modern methods in training; in order to enhance the understanding and capabilities of the new generation air warriors. While interacting with air warriors and civilian employees, he appreciated their contribution in operational deployments and disciplined approach towards mitigating the COVID crisis.