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Gen Rawat orders preparation of road map to create air defence command

"The CDS directed that a proposal to create Air Defence Command be prepared by June 30," said an official

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Bipin rawat, CDS, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, Admiral Karambir Singh, Manoj Mukund Naravane,  Chief oF defence staff, Army chief, services, navy cheif, Air force, IAF, TRI SERVICE
India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat (C) poses for a group photograph with Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane (L) Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh (2ndL) and Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

In one of his first decisions, Chief of Defence Staff Gen has issued directions to prepare a roadmap by June 30 to create an command to enhance security of India's skies.

Some of the areas identified for bringing in tri-services jointness and synergy include setting up of common "logistics support pools" in stations where two or more services have their presence, officials said.

"The CDS directed that a proposal to create Command be prepared by June 30," said an official.

He also set out priorities for execution of various initiatives by December 31 to achieve synergy among the three forces.

First Published: Thu, January 02 2020. 19:00 IST