Eastern Army Commander visits EAC headquarters at Shillong


Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Manoj Pande visited Eastern Air Command HQ at Shillong on Sunday and discussed defence preparedness with Air Marshal Amit Dev.
The Army Commander was briefed on details of operations by IAF in support of Indian Army in the Eastern Sector.
This was the first visit of the Army Commander after having assumed command on 01 Jun 21.
In a press statement issued by defence, informed that the Joint operations and jointmanship was the main focus of discussions.
“Decisions were taken on conduct of realistic joint training exercises on a regular basis to draw out lessons for actual operations,” the statement said.
Incidentally, both the commanders trained together at the National Defence Academy and graduated from the same batch in December, 1981.