Western Air Command Commanders' Conference held at New Delhi

Western Air Command Commanders' Conference held at New Delhi

The Western Air Command, Commanders' Conference was held on 05 and 06 September 2019 at New Delhi. Air Force Officers Commanding/ Station Commanders of all Air Force Stations under Western Air Command were present in the conference. The Chief Guest, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of Air Staff was received by Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar PVSM AVSM VM & Bar ADC, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command. On arrival, the Chief of Air Staff was presented a Ceremonial Guard of Honour.
 Addressing the Commanders, the Chief of Air Staff emphasised on the need to maintain a very high level of operational orientation and preparedness. He recapitulated the need for development and upkeep of operational infrastructure and continuous orientation of human resources, so as to absorb induction of new technologies for a smooth transition of the Indian Air Force into a potent Aerospace Power. The Chief of Air Staff reminded them regarding the importance and pivotal role of Western Air Command in all future conflicts and aid to Civil Power. He acknowledge the rapid response and professionalism of the Command in the successful Surgical Operations. He also appreciated the aerospace safety record of WAC and urged the Commanders to continue in their earnest efforts towards a safe operational environment.
He encouraged the Commanders to revise their operational plans and training in consonance with the lessons learnt during various exercises and recent operations. The Chief of Air Staff made a special mention to maintain very high level of vigil and preparedness to ensure ground defence of our air bases in the backdrop of the existing security scenario.
During the conference, main focus were on critical analysis of our operational preparedness and training including measures to enhance high serviceability of our combat assets.

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