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Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne

Service No 13129 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 15 Dec 51
Date Commissioned 24 Jun 72 Course 108 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Dec 13
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
24 Dec 90 - 15 Jun 92Wg CdrNo.16 SquadronGorakhpur CO
- Air Cmde2 WingLohegaon (Pune) AOC
01 Mar 07 - 31 May 09Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi DCAS
01 Jun 09 - 31 Dec 10Air MshlWestern Air CommandDelhi AOC-in-C
01 Jan 11 - 31 Jul 11Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi VCAS
31 Jul 11 - 31 Dec 13Air Chf MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi CAS
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 3
   
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrNorman Anil Kumar Browne13129 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 94
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Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeNorman Anil Kumar Browne13129 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 03Announced 26 Jan 03
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalNorman Anil Kumar Browne13129 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 10Announced 26 Jan 10
Details : AOC-in-C WC
Unit : WC
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Additional Notes

Remarks: WAC C-in-C Note added: 2009-06-02
Air Marshal NAK Browne AVSM VM assumed the charge of Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Air Command, the largest and the senior most operational command of the Indian Air Force today.

Commissioned into the fighter stream of Indian Air Force on 24 Jun 1972, he has varied operational experience and has flown aircraft that include Hunter, all variants of MiG-21s, Jaguar and SU-30MKI. An alumnus of National Defence Academy, he is a Fighter Combat Leader who has also served an instructor at the Tactics and Combat Development Establishment (TACDE) and Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington.

He has trained with the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom on Jaguar aircraft and commanded a Jaguar Squadron subsequently. A graduate of Air Command and Staff College USA he has held many appointments that include Joint Director at Air War Strategy Cell at Air Headquarters, Chief Operations Officer and Air Officer Commanding of the SU-30 Base, Air-I at Western Air Command and Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Intelligence) at Air Headquarters. He was also responsible for establishing the Indian Defence Wing in Tel Aviv, Israel in April 1997 where he served as the Defence Attaché till July 2000.

On 05 March 2007 the Air Officer was promoted to the rank of Air Marshal and was appointed the Deputy Chief of Air Staff responsible for IAF’s major modernization programmes.

Air Marshal Browne is a recipient of Ati Vishist Seva Medal (AVSM) and Vayu Sena Medal (VM).