New Delhi: The Bi-Annual Air Force Commanders Conference begins on Tuesday 13th October 2015. During the conference, Air Force commanders will brief the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on various issues related to operational capability, maintenance, and human resources. Future plans of enhancing IAF’s capability will also be discussed.
The discussion during the conference would be a continuation of the theme of Operational preparedness towards any contingency, including requirements of providing Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief. The Air Force Commanders would also discuss various issues regarding infrastructure development in the forward areas with the associated government agencies. The conference would be inaugurated by the Honb’le RM. RRM, Def Secy and Secretary DP would also be present during the inaugural session. Additional Secretary DP would attend a day long session with top Defence PSUs like HAL, BEL, OFB etc. Emphasis on ‘Make in India’ and modalities of induction of women for fighter aircraft flying would be discussed at length.