Southern Air Commanders' Conference held at Thiruvananthapuram
- Southern Air Command (SAC) Commanders' Conference was held at Thiruvananthapuram.
- Chief of Indian Airfrce, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC, CAS was the chief guest.
Air Marshal Manavendra Singh AVSM VrC VSM, AOC-in-C SAC received the CAS and briefed him on the status of operational preparedness of the Command. Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria re-iterated the need for IAF to remain ever ready for fulfilling its operational mandate. He appreciated the efforts of SAC in fast-tracking numerous infrastructure initiatives and undertaking tasks of operational significance within its Area of Responsibility. CAS also expressed his satisfaction at the swift operationalisation achieved by newly inducted assets particularly the LCA Tejas and Su-30 MKI squadrons.