Air Marshal visits Golden city base

Jaisalmer: Air Marshal Surendra Kumar Ghotia, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Air Command, Indian Air Force visited the Air Force Station Jaisalmer on February 10 and 11. He was accompanied by Nirmala Ghotia, President Airforce Wives Welfare Association. They were received by Air Commodore Shailesh Ranjan, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Jaisalmer along with Anamika Ranjan, President Airforce Wives Welfare Association.

The Air Marshal was briefed about the operational roles & tasks of the station. He visited various units of the base and appreciated the role played by the frontline Air Force Base in guarding the skies of the nation.

The Air Marshal stressed upon the need to enhance operational capability through improved serviceability and training.

The Air Marshal also urged for rapid operationalisation of newly inducted platforms and equipment and their integration for Network Centric Operations.


During his address to the station personnel, he shared his vision of meeting the national security objectives in this era of rapid modernisation and asymmetric threats. He appreciated all the air warriors, civilians, DSC and MES personnel for having displayed exceptional capabilities in managing complex issues and challenging tasks.