WAC Sta­tion Com­man­ders’ Con­fer­ence


The West­ern Air Com­mand, Sta­tion Com­man­ders’ Con­fer­ence was held on Oc­to­ber 23-24, 2017 at New Delhi. The Chief Guest, Air Chief Mar­shal B.S. Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) was re­ceived by Air Mar­shal C. Hari Ku­mar, Air Of­fi­cer Com­mand­ing, West­ern Air Com­mand.

The CAS em­pha­sised the need to en­hance mis­sion ca­pa­bil­ity of all plat­forms and weapon sys­tems. He re­it­er­ated the need for de­vel­op­ment and up­keep of op­er­a­tional in­fra­struc­ture and con­tin­u­ous ori­en­ta­tion of hu­man re­source so as to ab­sorb in­duc­tion of new tech­nolo­gies for a smooth tran­si­tion of the IAF into a po­tent Aero­space power. The Chief re-em­pha­sised the im­por­tance and piv­otal role of West­ern Air Com­mand in all fu­ture con­flicts and in hu­man­i­tar­ian as­sis­tance and dis­as­ter re­lief mis­sions. He ap­pre­ci­ated the aero­space safety record of WAC and urged the com­man­ders to con­tinue the earnest ef­forts to­wards creat­ing an en­vi­ron­ment for safe op­er­a­tions. He ap­pre­ci­ated the rapid re­sponse and un­tir­ing ef­forts of West­ern Air Com­mand in pro­vid­ing hu­man­i­tar­ian as­sis­tance and dis­as­ter re­lief in re­cent times, which in­cluded nu­mer­ous ca­su­alty evac­u­a­tion and trans­porta­tion of live or­gans.

Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Mar­shal B.S. Dhanoa meet­ing the Com­man­ders of West­ern Air Com­mand dur­ing the WAC Sta­tion Com­man­ders’ Con­fer­ence at HQ West­ern Air Com­mand in New Delhi on Oc­to­ber 23, 2017

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