IAF station commanders hold conference in Shillong

Last Updated: Saturday, November 28, 2009 - 13:16

Shillong: The three-day conference of station commanders of Eastern Air Command on issues pertaining to operational requirements in Northeast began here Saturday morning.

Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Air Command
Air Marshal SK Bhan inaugurated the conference held at the
command`s headquarters here.

Various issues pertaining to operational requirements
in Northeast and development plans are likely to be discussed
with the commanders of Air Force stations of 12 states in the
region, an IAF spokesman said.

The meet, attended by all senior officers of the
command, will also review operational, maintenance and
administrative aspects of Air Force stations.

The conference assumes significance as Eastern Air
Command provides air defence to 6,300 km of international
border, comprising five nations, and gives air support
maintenance to Army and paramilitary forces engaged in
counter-insurgency operations in difficult terrains of the
region.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, November 28, 2009 - 13:16
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