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Air Marshal V R Chaudhari to take over as chief of IAF's Western Command

His appointment as chief of the WAC comes when it is enhancing operational deployment in eastern Ladakh in view of the border row with China

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Indian Air Force | IAF | Ladakh standoff

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 



'Netra' Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft flanked by two Sukhoi Su-30 MKI fly over Rajpath during the 71st Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi. Phot: PTI
His appointment as chief of the WAC comes when it is enhancing operational deployment in eastern Ladakh in view of the border row with China. Representative Image

Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari has been appointed as the new commander-in-chief of the Indian Air Force's Western Air Command (WAC) which looks after the aerial defense of the sensitive Ladakh sector as well as various other parts of North India, officials said.

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First Published: Fri, July 24 2020. 23:00 IST

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