IAF chief VR Chaudhari flies India-made fighter jet in Bengaluru | WATCH

Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari flew an India-made fighter jet in Karnataka’s Bengaluru on Saturday.

He was seen taking off in an India-made light combat aircraft, Tejas fighter jet.

The IAF chief was on a two-day visit to Bengaluru to review the India-made aircraft to be inducted into the airforce.

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“CAS was on a two-day visit to Bengaluru where he flew the #indigenous platforms, Light Combat Aircraft Mk 1 ‘Tejas’, Light Combat Helicopter & HTT-40, which are being inducted into #IAF as part of its drive towards AtmaNirbhartaInDefence, ‘ Tweeted IAF.


Army Chief General Manoj Pande on Saturday visited the forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir and reviewed the operational preparedness, an official said.

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) reached Jammu on a two-day visit on Friday and was briefed about the prevailing security situation, the official said.

“General Manoj Pande, #COAS visited the forward areas of Poonch & Rajouri Sectors and reviewed the operational preparedness along Line of Control. #COAS also interacted with all ranks & exhorted them to keep working with the same zeal & enthusiasm,” the Additional Directorate General of Public Information (ADGPI) of the Indian Army tweeted.

The official said Gen Pande visited the headquarters of the White Knight Corps at Nagrota here on Friday and also visited the Akhnoor sector in the outskirts of Jammu.

“General Manoj Pande #COAS visited @Whiteknight_IA and was briefed about the prevailing security situation. He visited the forward areas and complimented the commanders & troops for their professional standards, operational preparedness & ability to thwart any threat,” the ADGPI had said in an earlier tweet.

(With PTI input)

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