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Need to enhance IAF's capability to take on adversaries: Air Chief at 'IAF's force structure 2035' seminar

By FnF Defence Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 12, Sep 2018, 18:36 pm IST | UPDATED: 17, Sep 2018, 18:28 pm IST

Need to enhance IAF's capability to take on adversaries: Air Chief at 'IAF's force structure 2035' seminar New Delhi: No country in the world is facing the kind of grave threat that India is confronted with, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said Wednesday.

He said intentions of adversaries can change overnight and the Air Force needs to match their force level.

The air chief also said that India's neighbours are not sitting idle and countries like China are modernising its air force significantly.

Speaking at a seminar on 'IAF's force structure, 2035', the air chief said the government is procuring Rafale fighter jets and S-400 missile systems to enhance IAF's capability.

He also justified procurement of only two Rafale jet squadrons, saying there were example of similar purchases.
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