Air Marshal S Radhakrishnan takes charge as CINCAN

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Port Blair, Jan 1 (UNI) Air Marshal S Radhakrishnan today took over the charge of the Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN).

The Air Marshal was presented an impressive 50-men Inter Service guard of honour at INS Jarawa.

Andaman and Nicobar Command is India's first tri-service joint Command.

Rear Admiral P K Nair, the Chief of Staff of the ANC handed over the Command to the new CINCAN.

Mr Nair had taken over the command from Air Marshal P P Rajkumar AVSM on December 29 last.

Air Marshal S Radhakrishnan, AVSM, alumni of National Defence Academy, was commissioned in the Indian Air Force's Fighter Stream in June 1970, is basically a fighter pilot and has experience of over 4000 flying hours on a variety of combat and trainer aircraft.

Prior to assuming charge of Andaman and Nicobar Command, he was the senior Air Staff Officer at headquarters training command, Bangalore.

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