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Govt working on setting up a new air defence command by October: Report

The new air defence command will handle certain air assets like missiles of the Indian Army

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Defence ministry | Indian Air Force | air defence

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Five Jaguar fighter aircraft fly in formation during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI
In the last few months, Gen Rawat has held a series of meetings with the IAF brass in giving shape to the air defence command.

The is likely to make an announcement in October on setting up of a new command under the broad principle of convergence among the three services, people familiar with the development said on Thursday.

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First Published: Thu, August 27 2020. 23:54 IST