Air Chief Marshal PV Naik takes over as Chairman, COSC

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New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal PV Naik took over as the Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) today.

He received the baton of Chairman, COSC from outgoing Chief of Army Staff, General Deepak Kapoor at a brief ceremony.

Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Nirmal Verma was also present.

Speaking on the occasion, Air Chief Marshal Naik said the Indian Armed Forces are in the process of moulding existing and emerging concepts together, to develop capabilities and solutions that will directly benefit the Armed Forces and the joint warfighter of tomorrow.

Commissioned into the IAF in June 1969 as a fighter pilot, Air Chief Marshal Naik has flown a variety of combat aircraft and is a Qualified Flying Instructor and a Fighter Combat Leader.

A graduate of the Defence Services Staff College and an alumnus of the National Defence College, Air Chief Marshal Naik is a recipient of the Param Vishisht Seva Medal and Vishisht Seva Medal. (ANI)

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