The IAF Chief, who reviewed the parade earlier, also spoke about the crucial role played by IAF in the national fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Pakistan's plan was brilliant, but it didn't factor India's air power: IAF chief on Battle of Longewala
The Pakistan army forgot what half a squadron of Hunter aircraft sitting in Jaisalmer could do, and that was probably their "only mistake", he said.
RKS Bhadauria on Wednesday assured Arunachal Pradesh of the full support of the Indian Air Force whenever required.
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.