Andaman and Nicobar Command has accomplished yet another milestone by conducting the first ever Tri-Services Para Jumping and Freefall skydiving training course at Air Force Station Car Nicobar. The course was conducted by the Indian Air Force which trains personnel of Indian Armed Forces.
During the Joint para jumping and skydiving course with participants from the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force, a total of 267 jumps were undertaken within a short span of 04 days and a total of 31 persons qualified the basic and advanced course. The participants of basic course earned Para Wing. The training course was a great success and of historic significance for the Command to wars enhancing the joint manship and operational capability.
WHAT IS TRI-SERVICE COMMAND
The Integrated Tri–Services Command aims is to unite the resources of the three defence services of India under one command to protect the air space of the country. The air defence set-up of the the Army, Air Force and Navy would integrate to provide air defense cover to the country. Lt Gen Podali Shankar Rajeshwar has taken over as the 14th Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN), officials said on Monday. A graduate of the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, he was commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery in December, 1980.