Air Chief visits forward areas in Ladakh, reviews preparedness amidst border standoff with China
He reviewed the ongoing logistic operations for support and sustenance of troops during the winter
Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria visited Air Force Stations and Advanced Landing Grounds in Ladakh to review operational preparedness amidst the ongoing border standoff with China.
During the visit, the Air Chief interacted with field commanders and was briefed on the status of deployed forces at air bases as well as in the forward areas. He also interacted with IAF and Indian Army personnel deployed at these locations, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement.
During his visit to Thoise, he reviewed the ongoing logistic operations for support and sustenance of troops during the winter. He also visited the Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) and Nyoma ALGs where he was given a security overview in the respective sub-sectors.
CAS visited bases and ALGs in Ladakh sector including Thoise and Nyoma. He reviewed status of deployments and interacted with personnel deployed in forward areas. During his visit to DBO, CAS laid a wreath at the war memorial and paid tributes to the fallen braves. pic.twitter.com/fZCXxbA6Jh— Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) January 11, 2021
Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria joined the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) for a comprehensive discussion on operational matters with senior IAF and Indian Army Commanders at Air Force Station Leh.
He also laid a wreath in homage to the fallen heroes at DBO.
According to the statement, the Air Chief conveyed his deep appreciation for the exceptionally high levels of morale and dedication with which all personnel continue to maintain operational preparedness; despite the harsh weather and an inhospitable terrain.