Bangalore, May 30 (UNI) Air Marshal K M Ramasundara, Air Officer-in-Charge (Maintenance), Indian Air Force, today emphasised the need for cost-effective maintenance of aircraft, radars, weapons and communication systems.
Speaking after an impressive Graduation Parade of the 70th batch of Aeronautical Engineers at the Air Force Technical College at Jalahalli, he stressed the need to imbibe economic discipline in maintenance policy.
Air Marshal Ramasundara called upon the young officers to strive for professional excellence and to uphold the IAF code of the Air Warrior.
The graduation parade marked the culmination of 18-month training in aeronautical engineering, military leadership management skills and code of an Air Warrior. The batch consisted of 80 officers, including 14 women.
The Air Marshal awarded trophies and medallions to the officers, who excelled in the course. The prestigious 'President's Plaque' for the 'Best All Round Officer' was bagged by Flying Officer Anmol Rattan, while Flying Officer Syed Sameeuddin was awarded the 'Vice President's Sword' for the 'Best Air Warrior.' UNI MSP RM SY PM1715