Chief of the Air Staff inspects AF Station Jodhpur

January 22, 2018 Photo(s): By PRO (Air Force)
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC reviewing Guard of Honour during his visit to Air Force Station Jodhpur, today on January 22, 2018

After his visit to AF Station Jaisalmer, wherein he flew a sortie on the MiG-21 T-96 aircraft, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC inspected AF Station Jodhpur, today.

On his arrival, the CAS was presented with a Ceremonial Guard of Honour by the Air Warriors of the Station. The Air Chief Marshal was then briefed on the role and operational preparedness of the forces deployed at the Station. He also reviewed various operating procedures of the assets deployed.

During the interaction with the station personnel, the CAS exhorted them to maintain the highest standards of professionalism and emphasised the need to be ever vigilant regarding security of assets and information.

AF Station Jodhpur, a strategic base in the SWAC Area of Responsibility, houses SU-30 MKI and Mig-27 UPG Fighter Squadrons, ALH Mk-IV WSI Helicopter Unit, apart from other ground based Air Defence systems. This visit of the CAS will bolster the morale and motivation of the men behind these machines.