At the same time, the former air chief marshal added that people have the right to ask questions about the price of the Rafale aircraft as taxpayers' money is at stake.
The former IAF chief stressed that if peace were to come, Pakistan would lose several of its privileges.
Dhanoa asserted that there was a paradigm shift in the way the Indian government responds to terrorist attacks involving mass casualties.
The 'Golden Arrows' 17 Squadron was commanded by Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa during the Kargil war in 1999.
Nambiar, who is also one of the strong contenders to become IAF chief after Dhanoa, had flown Mirage 2000 during the Kargil war, while Dhanoa had commanded a Mig-21 squadron.
Troops of India and China were locked in a 73-day-long standoff in Dokalam since June 16 after the Indian side stopped the building of a road in the disputed area by the Chinese Army.