Shocking! IAF Assam Tezpur Air Base Ready To Face Any Challenge :- Indian Air Base at Tezpur in Assam is ready to face any challenge, be it facing the enemy or conducting peace time operations, said Air Officer Commanding Commodore K V R Raju at Tezpur Air Force Station on Friday.
At the Air Force Station amid the preparations for the 84th anniversary of Indian Air force on 8th October, he said that the Air Force station in Tezpur is always ready to face any challenge. It is well equipped to face the enemy and to conduct peace time operations.
Defence spokesperson Tezpur – Lt Col Asombit Ghosh said that after the induction of two SU-30 MKI squadrons, now a squadron of Akash Missile has been introduced to the Tezpur Air Force base. The Indian Brahmos missiles would be inducted into the Tezpur base in the near future.
He said that Tezpur Air force station is located at a distance of 172 km from China border, 160 km from Bangladesh border and 146 km from Myanmar border. The nearest three Airfields in China are almost 350 km away from this base.
He said that over the last eight decades, Indian Air Force has modernized itself into a professional force that ranks among the most competent and respected air force in the world.
Ghosh added that the Air Force Day celebrations began on Friday in the Tezpur Air Base and will conclude with the main event on 8th October 2016.