Visit of Air Marshal Vikram Singh AOC-IN-C, South Western Air Command to Air Force Station Mumbai
Air Marshal Vikram Singh, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Air Command accompanied by his wife Dr.(Mrs) Arathi Singh, President, Air Force Families Welfare Association (AFFWA) (Regional) arrived at Air Force Station Mumbai on 12 January 2023 on a three day tour to inspect the operational preparedness of IAF bases in Mumbai including Thane, Kanheri Hills and Madh Island. They were received by Group Captain K Praveen Kumar, Station Commander, Air Force Station Mumbai and Mrs Tarun Preet Kaur, President, AFFWA (Local).
The Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief is responsible for all IAF Operations along the western boarder from Rajasthan till North Karnataka. During his visit, the AOC-in-C was briefed on Operational, Maintenance and Administrative aspects of the base. The AOC-in-C during the interaction with Air Warriors of the base, complimented them for their combat readiness and stressed on meeting all challenges head on in the service of the nation. He also highlighted the need to integrate the upcoming Agniveervayus into the IAF seamlessly.
Further, he interacted with Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command as part of his visit.
Air Marshal Vikram Singh, AOC-in-C, South Western Air Command being welcomed upon arrival at Air Force Station Mumbai