Air Mar­shal Arup Raha will be the next CAS


he Gov­ern­ment has de­cided to ap­point Air Mar­shal Arup Raha, at present the Vice Chief of Air Staff, as the next Chief of the Air Staff af­ter the re­tire­ment of Air Chief Mar­shal N.A.K. Browne, on De­cem­ber 31, 2013.

Air Mar­shal Raha was com­mis­sioned into the IAF on De­cem­ber 14, 1974 in the Fighter Stream of the Fly­ing Branch.

Dur­ing a ca­reer span­ning over nearly 39 years, he has held var­i­ous com­mand, staff and in­struc­tional ap­point­ments. He has served as Air At­taché at the Em­bassy of In­dia in Ukraine. Be­sides var­i­ous tech­ni­cal cour­ses, Air Mar­shal Raha has done

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