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Today Date : Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Air Marshal Vibhas Pande visits 5 BASE Repair Depot, Sulur

Air Marshal Vibhas Pande visits 5 BASE Repair Depot, Sulur

Air Marshal Vibhas Pande, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Maintenance Command, IAF visited 5 Base Repair Depot, Sulur. He was accompanied by Mrs Ruchira Pande, President Air Force Wives Welfare Association (Regional). He was presented with an impressive Guard of Honour by the Air Warriors of the Depot on his arrival.
He visited various Repair and Overhauling divisions of the Depot and reviewed the progress on production of aircraft.

He was briefed on various indigenisation efforts undertaken by the Depot under ‘Make in India’ and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiatives to minimise dependency on Foreign Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).The AOC-in-C in his address to the personnel of the Depot, brought out that the Indian industry has the potential and capability to support IAF in its Indigenisation programme and emphasised to reach out and engage with Coimbatore District Small Industries Association (CODISSIA) and Private Industries of Coimbatore.Mrs. Ruchira Pande, President AFWWA visited various welfare ventures run by AFWWA.