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B.S. Dhanoa


Rafale verdict: IAF ex-chief BS Dhanoa says ruling vindicates govt position

November 15, 2019 2:06 am

“It is a welcome verdict, vindicating the government’s position... We are happy that finally the controversy is buried. The controversy was created for political gains,” he said.

Pakistan shutting its airspace is their problem, India never stopped flight operations: Air Force chief

June 24, 2019 7:54 pm

"They (Pakistan) have closed their airspace that is their problem. Our economy is vibrant and air traffic is a very important part. You have noticed that the Air Force has never stopped our civil air traffic," Dhanoa said.

Will ascertain cause of AN-32 aircraft crash, ensure it doesn't happen again: IAF chief

June 15, 2019 3:24 pm

"We have recovered the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder...We will go into the detail (to ascertain) as to what happened and how do we make sure that it does not happen again," he told reporter.

Pace of modernisation in neighbourhood is a concern: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

November 11, 2018 6:23 pm

"While there is a cause for concern as regards to the rate of modernisation and induction of new equipment in our neighbourhood, the IAF is nevertheless, moving ahead with appropriate measures to cater to these new developments," ACM Dhanoa said.

Government committed to fill gaps in IAF, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

October 10, 2017 5:01 pm

Last week, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa had said IAF is capable of effectively countering any threat from China and Pakistan simultaneously in a two-front war.

Interview: ‘If restricted to one sector, potential of IAF will not be optimally exploited,' says Air chief marshal B S Dhanoa

June 20, 2017 3:30 am

A few months into his stint, the fighter pilot, who commanded a frontline squadron in the Kargil War, became the first Air chief to write a letter to all officers of the Indian Air Force, asking them to be ready for operations at short notice.

Air Chief B S Dhanoa writes to each officer: Be ready for operations at short notice

May 20, 2017 7:15 am

“In the present scenario, there is an ever persistent sub-conventional threat. Therefore, we need to be prepared for operations with our present holdings, at a very short notice.