Mumbai: Tri-services discussions on the modalities and structural framework for the creation of Integrated Theatre Commands for the Indian Armed Forces were held under the aegis of Western Naval Command at Mumbai.
This is yet another milestone towards building jointness and enhancing organisational synergy among the three Services, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
The meeting was conducted over a period of two days from 24 to 25th February.
A total of nine Commanders-in-Chief from the Indian Army, Navy, Air Force and ANC, came together for a high-level meeting to discuss and deliberate on various aspects related to setting up of the Integrated Maritime Theatre Command.
The meeting was chaired by Vice Adm Ajendra Bahadur Singh, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC, who has been nominated as the lead CinC for the Study.
In addition to the Commanders-in-Chief, almost 50 senior officers from various Commands of the three Services as well as from Headquarters, Integrated Defence Staff and Department of Military Affairs also attended the meeting and provided inputs towards laying a strong foundation for the Theatre Command.