Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria takes charge as 26th IAF Chief

Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria takes charge as 26th IAF Chief

Points to Remember:

  • Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took charge as the 26th Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF).
  • Bhadauria was commissioned in the fighter stream of the IAF in June 1980 and has commanded a Jaguar squadron and a premier Air Force Station.
  • He succeeded Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, who retired after 41 years of service.

About Chief of Air Staff:

  • Chief of the Air Staff is the professional head and the commander of the Indian Air Force.
  • The position is abbreviated as CAS in the Indian Air Force cables and communication, and is always held by the highest-ranking air officer, an Air Chief Marshal.
  • Appointer: Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC)
  • Term length: 3 years or at the age of 62, whichever is earlier.
  • Formation: 1 April 1955
  • First holder: Air Marshal Subroto Mukherjee
  • Salary: ₹250,000 (US$3,600) monthly
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Who took charge as the 26th Chief of the Indian Air Force? Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria
  2. Recently Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria bevcame the __ Air Chief Marshal of India. 26th

 

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