Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said that the recent terror attacks on Army and Air Base in Pathankot and Uri attacks as “sign of the times we live in”.
Addressing the function to celebrates the Indian Air Force 84th anniversary at the Hindon air base near Delhi today, he asserted that the armed forces will not talk but just deliver against any threat to the country.
“There has been so much discussion on this issue (of external aggression) in the country; every section of society is giving opinion on this issue…the armed forces are supposed to deliver the result that the nation expects. We are not going to talk about it; we will just deliver,” he added.
He said the induction of Air to Air Astra missile, AD radars and BrahMos are some success stories of country’s indigenisation effort. Air Chief Marshal added this year is historic as for the first time three women officers have been inducted as fighter pilots in the IAF.