Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Wednesday urged commanders to keep themselves abreast with latest technologies as the Indian Air Force (IAF) is marching ahead towards major upgradation of capabilities and infrastructure. Addressing the annual Commanders’ Conference of South Western Air Command (SWAC) at Gandhinagar on Wednesday, the Chief of Air Staff also urged every air warrior to exhibit immaculate discipline and unwavering integrity, a release by the Defence PRO said.
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“He emphasised on the need to keep abreast with latest technologies and to focus on the associated challenges while the IAF marches ahead towards major upgradation of capabilities and infrastructure. The Chief urged every air warrior to exhibit immaculate discipline and unwavering integrity,” a release quoting Raha said.
During his visit, Raha inaugurated the new SWAC Headquarter building at Vayushakti Nagar, Gandhinagar.
All the Air Force Commanders of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra region and other dignitaries were present on the occasion, said the release.
Addressing the Commanders, Raha acknowledged the high degree of professionalism and hard work displayed by the air warriors in achieving the assigned goals and highlighted the need for operational preparedness with optimal utilisation of available resources.
The annual conference is a forum for Station Commanders to exchange views on operations, maintenance and administrative matters requiring deliberation with senior officers at Command Headquarters.
During the conference, the Air Chief recognised the efforts of various units for their noteworthy performance in different spheres by awarding various trophies, the release said.