Visit of CAS to forward locations in Ladakh

January 11, 2021 Photo(s): By PRO (Air Force)
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria paying homage at war memorial at DBO during his visit to Air Force Stations and Advanced Landing Grounds in Ladakh on January 11, 2021.

Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff, Indian Air Force undertook a visit to Air Force Stations and Advanced Landing Grounds in Ladakh on January 11, 2021.

During the visit, CAS interacted with field commanders and was briefed on the op preparedness and status of deployed forces at air bases as well as in the forward areas. He also interacted with IAF and Indian Army personnel deployed at these locations.

During his visit to Thoise, he reviewed the ongoing logistic operations for support and sustenance of troops in the winter season. He also visited DBO and Nyoma ALGs where he was given a security overview in the respective sub-sectors. At DBO, CAS laid a wreath in homage to the fallen heroes. Prior to his departure, CAS joined the CDS for a comprehensive discussion on operational matters with senior IAF and Indian Army Commanders at Air Force Station Leh.

The CAS conveyed his deep appreciation for the exceptionally high levels of morale and dedication with which all personnel continue to maintain operational preparedness; despite the harsh weather and an inhospitable terrain.

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria interacting with personnel of Indian Army and Indian Air Force at a forward location during his visit.
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria undertaking a recce of the operational area during his visit.
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria interacting local Commanders during his visit.