Air Marshal Vivek Ram Choudhary to be the next Chief of Indian Air Force

Air Marshal Vivek Ram Choudhary to be the next Chief of Indian Air Force

Daily Current Affairs   /   Air Marshal Vivek Ram Choudhary to be the next Chief of Indian Air Force

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Category : Appointment/Resignation Published on: October 02 2021

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·         The government has announced that Air Marshal Vivek Ram Choudhary will be the next Indian Air Force chief.

·         He will succeed Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria, who is retiring from service on 30 September.

·         Air Marshal Choudhary, who took over as the deputy chief on July 1, has over 3,800 hours of flying experience on a wide variety of fighter and trainer aircraft, including missions flown during Operation Meghdoot and Operation Safed Sagar.

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About air force chief

v  Founder: Air Marshal Subroto Mukherjee (First Indian Air Force Chief)

v  Founded: 8 October 1932

v  IAF flag adopted: 1951

v  Motto: 'Nabha Sparsham Deeptham' (Taken from Bhagavad Gita)

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