Question: Headquarters of Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force is located at which of the following place?
(b) New Delhi
- On 1st March, 2019; Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar, PVSM AVSM VM & Bar took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command, Indian Air Force.
- Shri Nambiar was commissioned in the Flying Branch of Indian Air Force as a Fighter Pilot on 11th June 1981. The Air Marshal is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla.
- Air Marshal Nambiar was awarded Vayu Sena Medal for Gallantry by Hon’ble President of India for his prominent role in the Kargil Operations. He was awarded a Bar to the Vayu Sena Medal for flight testing the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) in 2002 during its first phase of flight.