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.

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