Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, Chief of the Air Staff visited Air Force Station Tughlakabad, a premier Base Repair Depot (BRD) and its lodger units, on May 19, 2023. He was received by Air Cmde Rishi Seth, Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Air Force Station Tughlakabad.
The Air Chief Marshal met key personnel of the Depot and its lodger units. He visited various production wings, sites and the newly created Station Historical Cell depicting the evolution of 7 BRD and its contributions. During the visit, he appreciated the role played by the Depot in providing repair and overhaul facilities to a plethora of Guided Weapon systems and allied radar systems pan Indian Air Force.
He inspected various indigenisation efforts of the unit in the field of Guided Weapons namely Surface to Air Missile with Assured Retaliation (SAMAR) and Missile Supply Vehicle (MSV), Poly Urethane Foam (PUFF) Panel based Combat Cabins, Pilot Rescue Cradle and Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Barrier. He lauded the involvement and enthusiasm of all the personnel in ensuring support to operational units and efforts on indigenisation towards achieving ‘Atmanirbharta’ or ‘self-reliance’.