Air Marshal SB Deo Takes Over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force (Download PDF)

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Air Marshal SB Deo is going to be the next Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF). He will take over from Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa who is all set to be the new IAF chief. He will hand over charge of the Western Air Command to Air Marshal. He is assuming to join the office on 31 December 2016 from Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa.

Image of Air Marshal SB Deo

Image of Air Marshal SB Deo

Image of Air Marshal SB Deo

About SB Deo

  • Full Name : Shirish Baban Deo
  • Born in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
  • He held several key operational and administrative appointments at various stages of his service.
  • Awards: Param Vishisht Seva Medal, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, Vayu Sena Medal.
Vice Chief of the Air Staff

Vice Chief of the Air Staff

Vice Chief of the Air Staff

About Vice Chief of the Air Staff (India)

  • The Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) a PSO (Principal Staff Officer) at Air Headquarters at New Delhi.
  • He is second in command of the Indian Air Force.
  • He is responsible for operation and flying related tasks.
  • He enjoys the equal status of Commander-in-Chief of an Indian Air Force Command.

About Indian Air Force

  • Founded: October 8, 1932, India
  • Role: Aerial warfare Part of: Indian Armed Forces
  • Headquarters : New Delhi
  • Motto(s) : Touch the Sky with Glory
  • Colour : Navy blue, sky blue & white
  • Air Force Day: 8 October
Post of Commander of the Indian Air Force

Post of Commander of the Indian Air Force

Post of Commander of the Indian Air Force

Structure of Indian Air Force

  • The President of India is the Supreme Commander of all Indian armed forces.
  • By virtue of that fact he is the national Commander-in-chief of the Air Force.
  • The Chief of the Air Staff with the rank of Air Chief Marshal is the Commander of the Indian Air Force.
  • He is assisted by six officers, all with the rank of Air Marshal.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 4, 2017

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