Air Acquisition Wing functions under Director General (Acquisition) and is headed by Joint Secretary & Acquisition Manager (Air) who is supported by two Directors and other officers and staff in handling Capital Acquisition Cases. The Wing deals with capital Acquisitions of the Indian Air Force.
The capital acquisition of defence equipment is processed under Capital procurement procedure laid down in Defence Procurement Procedure (now Defence Acquisition Procedure from 01st Oct, 2020). Air Acquisition Wing mainly deals with cases and processes relating to capital procurement, upgradation of capital equipment, developmental projects and also capital procurement cases relating to Defence Public Sector Undertaking s(DPSUs) to meet the operational requirements of IAF and to build its capability for dealing with the security challenges.
In addition to the above, this Wing also handles periodical review of Air Force Capital Acquisition Schemes, Coordination, work related to various matters of Indian Air Fore like audit, Parliament Questions, Standing Committees etc., and other parliament matters related to Air Acquisition Wing.