The Air Force employs 127,000 personnel who are the best trained guard . The Indian Air Force (IAF) has developed into a major ‘Component of National Power’, which can be applied quickly and decisively. IAF has started upgrading its combat aircraft fleet since the last few years in order to enhance its operational capability and maintain its aircraft as modern weapon platforms, capable of meeting the present challenges posed by the security scenario in our region.
The commander and the Current Chief of the Air Staff is Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, he acquired his post in 31 dec 2016 and still continuing in his post. The current Vice chief of the Air staff is Air marshal Shirish Baban Deo who took charge on 2nd january 2017. These two people had contributed service to the country with their tremendous strategies and skills .