Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari will take over as Chief of Air Staff after the retirement of Air Chief Marshal R Okay S Bhadauria on September 30.
Mr Chaudhari is at present the Vice Chief of Air Staff within the Indian Air Force.
Air Marshal Chaudhari was commissioned into the fighter stream of the Indian Air Force on December 29, 1982 and has held numerous command, employees and tutorial appointments at numerous ranges, the federal government mentioned in an announcement.
During his service, he has been embellished with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal, the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and the Vayu Sena Medal.
Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria will retire precisely two years after his appointment to the highest submit on September 30, 2019.
Air Marshal Chaudhari has a flying expertise of greater than 3,800 hours and has been an professional in MiG-29 plane. He has additionally served as chief of the Western Air Command.