Udhampur: Western Air Command AOC-in-C Air Marshal Pankaj Mohan Sinha reviewed the prevalent security situation and operational preparedness of the formation along the northern borders.
While interacting with the senior officials, the air officer deliberated on various defence related issues where he lauded the strong counter-infiltration grid along the Line of Control.
He remarked that the synergized approach will be the way ahead to address the dynamic requirements of modern day warfare.
The Indian Air Force has kept almost all its air bases at a “very high level of readiness” to meet any eventuality with China and Pakistan.
He assured that the Western Command is vigilant for the aerial defence of the sensitive areas of various parts of North, North-West India.
Air Marshal PM Sinha recognised the efforts of the Indian Army and Air Force in Jammu & Kashmir, and appreciated the spirit and motivation of troops deployed in active operations and praised all ranks for their unconditional and selfless service to the Nation.
He also commended the troops of Indian Army for securing the borders and keeping the internal security situation stable in the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh.