Continuing Threat Assessment from Pakistan and China: IAF Chief VR Chaudhari

Continuing threat assessment from Pakistan and China: IAF chief

IAF chief said Air Force will continue to maintain deployment

Dundigal (Telangana):

Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Marshal VR Chaudhari said India is constantly assessing threats from Pakistan and China, adding that a disengagement had took place in certain areas of Ladakh but that a complete disengagement with Beijing had not taken place.

“We are constantly assessing the threats from Pakistan and China and are very aware of them. The standoff with China continues, disengagement has taken place in some areas of Ladakh but full disengagement has not taken place. The air force will continue to maintain the deployment. We are ready to meet any challenges that we may face in this area, “said the head of the IAF.

India and China held the 23rd meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC) in November.

The parties discussed the situation in eastern Ladakh. “The two sides had frank and in-depth discussions on the situation along the LAC in the western sector of the Indo-Chinese border areas and also reviewed the developments since the last meeting of senior commanders of the two sides which took place. held on October 10, 2021. “the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

He said the two sides recalled the agreement between the foreign minister and the Chinese foreign minister at their September meeting in Dushanbe, that military and diplomatic officials from both sides should continue their talks. to resolve the remaining issues along the actual course of action. Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

During his speech at the combined graduation ceremony at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal, near Hyderabad, Chaudhari said that the Air Force was on the verge of transforming into a very powerful air force with many many new injections such as Rafale jets and a variety of sophisticated systems.

The IAF chief congratulated the cadets during the combined graduation parade at Air Force Academy, Dundigal in Telangana, and said the high standards displayed by them will form the basis for safe and efficient operations at the ‘to come up.

Appreciating them more, the IAF chief said the Air Force needs young and dynamic officers to carry on the military’s rich heritage.

Marshal Chaudhari said, “The Air Force needs young and dynamic officers like you to carry on their rich heritage. The same high standards that you have demonstrated today will form the basis for safe and efficient operations in the future.

The Air Chief also expressed his sorrow over the death of General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Defense Staff (CDS), his wife Madhjulika Rawat and 12 members of the armed forces who lost their lives in a helicopter crash in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

“I express my heartfelt sorrow and sadness at the passing of CDS Bipin Rawat, Madhulika Rawat and 12 members of the armed forces,” Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari told the Air Force. Force Academy, Dundigal, Telangana in Combined Graduation Parade Fall Term 2021.

IAF chief Air VR Chief Marshal Chaudhari reviewed the Combined Graduation Parade (CGP) at Air Force Academy in Dundigal, Telangana on Saturday.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the parents of the graduating air cadets were not invited to attend the PMC this time.

“The AFA is making adequate arrangements for the live broadcast of all CGP activities on June 19 on Doordarshan channel, social media and coverage in print and electronic media,” the wing said. government defense in an official statement.

During the tenure, the head of the IAF will confer the “President’s Commission” on the graduate trainees. The ceremony includes the presentation of “Wings” and “Certificates” to Air Cadets who would successfully complete flight and navigation training, respectively.

The guest of honor will also award “wings” to officers of the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard after successfully completing their flight training at AFA.

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