Air Marshal AP Singh will be the new Vice Chief of the Air Force
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Air Marshal Amanpreet Singh has been appointed as the new Vice Chief of the Air Staff.
An overview of the news
He will replace Air Marshal Sandeep Singh.
Air Marshal AP Singh is currently serving as the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Central Air Command, Prayagraj.
Air Marshal AP Singh was commissioned into the fighter stream of the Indian Air Force on 21 December 1984.
He has served as Project Director (Flight Test) at National Flight Test Centre.
Air Marshal AP Singh has also headed the 'MiG 29 Upgrade Project Management Team' in Moscow, Russia.
He has also served as the Air Defense Commander in the South Western Air Command.
Indian Air Force
It was established on 8 October 1932. It comes under the Union Ministry of Defence.
The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Air Force.
Every year October 8 is celebrated as Air Force Day.
Chief of the Air Staff: Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Choudhary
Chiefs of other Services/Paramilitary Forces
Army Chief - General Manoj Pandey
Navy Chief – Admiral R Hari Kumar
Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) - Lt Gen Anil Chauhan
Indian Coast Guard Director General - Director General Virender Singh Pathania
Border Security Force (BSF) Director General – Sujoy Lal Thousen
Sashastra Seema Bal Director General - Anish Dayal Singh
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