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Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, Chief of the Air Staff visits Military Institute of Technology, Pune

February 9, 2024 Photo(s): By X / HQ_IDS_India

Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, Chief of the Air Staff visited Military Institute of Technology (MILIT), Girinagar, Pune on February 9, 2024 and interacted with all participants of Defence Services Technical Staff Course (DSTSC-06).

The Air Chief spoke on a very relevant topic "Transition of IAF into a Contemporary and Future Ready Aerospace Force". The CAS articulated the vision of IAF as laid down in the latest edition of IAF's doctrine (2022) viz; "to be an agile and adaptive Air Force that provides decisive aerospace power in furtherance of our national interests". To be able to do so, the Chief brought out that the IAF needed to 'See First and See the Farthest, Reach First and Reach the Fastest, Hit First and Hit the Hardest'. He also brought out IAF's contribution to nation building highlighting the sterling role played by IAF towards Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief during national calamities and evacuation of Indian diaspora from conflict zones. He highlighted the need to reimagine, reform, redesign and rebuild our traditional war fighting machinery to adapt to emerging paradigms of future wars.

The CAS also inaugurated the country's only Armament Technology Lab, and praised the institute for its role in shaping officers of the three services including Officers from Friendly Foreign Counties (FFCs) to tenant command and staff appointments.

Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, Chief of Air Staff delivered an insightful talk to the budding Commanders & future Techno-Warriors on Transformation of Indian Air Force into a Contemporary & Future Ready Aerospace Power at MILIT. Speaking on the evolving character of warfare & the imperatives from contemporary wars & conflicts, CAS highlighted the need for Operational Preparedness by Indian Armed Forces to meet uncertainty. He emphasised on the need to acquire, induct & assimilate new technologies to remain relevant & effective in future conflicts.
CAS also inaugurated the Armament Technology Lab showcasing a plethora of weapons & ammunition dating back to 17th century.