Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
26-October-2010 16:17 IST
IAF Commanders Conference Gets Underway, Plans to Counter Threats Reviewed
The second biannual Indian Air Force (IAF) Commanders’ Conference got underway in the Capital at Air Headquarters, today. The IAF Vice Chief, Air Officers Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of IAF’s seven Commands, Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) at Air HQ are among those attending the four-day conference.

Air Chief Marshal PV Naik addressed the Commanders and reviewed the overall progress of the IAF. Spelling out his vision for the IAF, the Air Chief elaborated on the roadmap set forth to achieve the objectives. In the context of the present day scenario, he mentioned of the threats that could manifest in unpredictable ways and the need to maintain a constant vigil to counter the threats.

Over the remaining three days, the Commanders will discuss and debate key issues encompassing IAF’s operational, maintenance and administrative aspects. The IAF is vigorously pursuing its modernization plans to enhance its strategic capabilities. The conference would also witness introspection on the progress made in key spheres and outline future plans of action for the IAF.