Air Chief calls for operational capability

Tuesday, May 12, 2015,20:10 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthpauram | Chief of the Air Staff Arup Raha today stressed the need for enhancement of operational capability and modernisation of equipments.
Addressing the commanders at the Southern Air Command here, the Air Chief Marshal stressed the need for giving focus on the Key Result Areas and laid stress on training and professional competency to achieve high level of aerospace safety.
He also pointed out various challenges being faced by the Indian Air Force in the coming years while undergoing capability enhancement with modernisation and new acquisitions.
While complimenting the air warriors of SAC on their diligence, he exhorted the personnel to be good professionals and operationalise the new equipment in a  systematic manner. He also laid stress on preserving the expensive assets of IAF, both equipment and human.
Earlier, the Air Chief was given a warm welcome on his arrival here . He was accompanied by Mrs Lily Raha, President Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA).