Air Chief visits Russia
Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Chief of the Air Staff, was on an official visit to the Russian Federation from October 24 to 29, 2016. The Chief of the Air Staff was visiting Russia on the invitation of the Commander of Russian Federation Aerospace Forces. The visit was intended to take the existing defence cooperation between the air forces of the two countries to the next level. The areas of cooperation presently include military and technical cooperation, exchange visits and air exercises. During his visit to Russia, Air Chief Marshal Raha held talks with senior military leaders and discussed a wide range of bilateral issues on the ongoing defence cooperation.
Air Chief Marshal Raha’s visit to Russia would provide further impetus towards increasing defence cooperation and deepening the bonds of friendship between the two air forces.