New Delhi. Air Chief Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria December 21 asserted that that the Indian Airforce will continue to play a critical role in the security domain and the present decade is likely to witness significant changes in nature and methodologies of warfare.
Speaking at the Combined Graduation Parade at the Air Force Academy, Dindigul, he said “the Indian Air Force will continue to play a critical role in the security domain and you will be part of the core set of people who will be called upon to deliver.”
Since inception, the IAF has always undertaken challenging roles, he said.
“The present decade is likely to witness significant changes in nature and methodologies of warfare, particularly in the sub-conventional domain,” Bhadauria said.
He expressed confidence that the Flight Cadets, who successfully completed training, would meet all challenges head-on in the endeavor and accomplish every task to perfection.
“While we prepare to fight the enemy across the entire spectrum of warfare, we must also proactively assist the nation in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations and any other support role that emerges,” he added.
He exhorted the newly-commissioned officers to be professionally competent, confident and fearless in order to deliver as future leaders of the Air Force.
The Parade marked the successful completion of training for 127 Flight Cadets of Flying and Ground Duty branches of IAF, an official release said.