New Delhi, October 4
Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari on Tuesday said the Indian Air Force had taken appropriate “non-escalatory” measures to deal with Chinese activities along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.
Addressing a press conference ahead of the Air Force Day on October 8, he said the recent developments at the global stage showed the need for a strong military to ward off any challenge.
Air Chief Marshal Chaudhari said the IAF had been preparing for all kinds of security challenges, including “worst-case scenario”, and asserted that it is fully ready to face any situation.
“We continue to be operationally deployed and ever vigilant,” he said, adding that the IAF continued to monitor all Chinese activities along the LAC.