Srinagar, Dec 19: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh saturday said the new India is capable of giving a fitting reply to ‘anyone who attempts aggression against the country’.
He also said that the war patterns and strategies are changing, the minister asked the newly commissioned flying officers of the Air Force to be prepared for newer and emerging challenges like cyberspace war.
According to news agency KINS while addressing officers after presenting wings on completion of their training at the Air Force Academy, Dundigal near Hyderabad Saturday morning, the defence minister asked them to be ready for future challenges and asked to equip themselves with the emerging technologies.
Referring to the recent standoff between India and China in the northern sector, he said “India is always a peace loving country, but if someone attempts to disturb the country, we are always ready to give them a fitting reply”.
He recalled the services rendered by the air force especially in transporting supplies.
The Minister presented wings to about 100 flight cadets including three from friendly countries, who have passed out from the Air Force Academy today.