|Date of Birth:||-- --- --|
|Date Commissioned||24 Jun 1972||Course||108 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 31 May 2012|
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|24 Jun 1991 - 01 Aug 1993||Wg Cdr||No.9 Squadron||Hindon||Commanding Officer|
|30 Jun 1998 - 22 Feb 2001||Gp Capt||Tactics and Combat Development Establishment||Jamnagar||Commandant|
|-||Air Cmde||College of Air Warfare||Secunderabad||Deputy Commandant|
|-||Air Cmde||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Principal Director (Inspection)|
|19 Mar 2002 - 26 Jan 2004||Air Cmde||16 Wing||Hashimara||Air Officer Commanding|
|-||AVM||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Plans|
|02 Jan 2008 - 31 Dec 2009||Air Mshl||Training Command||Bangalore||Senior Air Staff Officer|
|01 Jan 2010 - 31 Jul 2011||Air Mshl||Eastern Air Command||Shillong||Air Officer Commanding in Chief|
|01 Aug 2011 - 31 May 2012||Air Mshl||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Vice Chief of Air Staff|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Gp Capt||Krishan Kumar Nohwar||13132 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1998|
|Details :|| |
Group Captain Krishan Kumar Nohwar (13132) Flying (Pilot) was commissioned in IAF on 24 Jun 72. He is a Qualified Flying Instructor, Fighter Combat Leader and a graduate of Defence Services Staff College. He has been on staff of TACDE and has also done a tenure as Joint Director Air Staff Inspections. He has to his credit over 3000 hrs of accident free flying.
Group Captain Nohwar was posted to AF Station, Jamnagar as Chief Operations Officer wef 03 Sep 95. During his one year and nine months tenure, a total of 36346 sorties were carried out by the local units and 61 detachments of flying units which operated from this base. Planning, controlling and co-ordinating of such large amount of flying which varied from training flying by helicopters to advance fighter exercises carried out by TACDE was a Herculean task. With his professional acumen, intense personal involvement and boundless capacity for hard work, Gp Capt Nohwar ensured that this massive amount of flying activity was carried out in a safe environment maintaining high operational standards. He ensured that the Air Traffic Services and the other operational facilities were maintained at peak efficiency at all times.
On 04 Jan 96, a rescue operation by helicopters was launched by him to search and pick up crew sailing boat lost in high seas. Again on 19 Jun 96 a helicopter was launched in marginal weather to rescue 3 marooned seamen. Both these operations were meticulously planned and supervised by him which saved many lives.
During the Flight acceptance trials of Air Combat Manoeuvring Instrumentation equipment, a number of shortcomings in the system came to light due to his deep involvement. In some cases the designers of the system were thankful for identifying these shortcomings so that they could improve upon the system. As Chief Operations Officer he has not limited himself to operational aspects only but also fully involved himself in all activities and aspects of the station.
For his professional competence, excellent performance, exceptional devotion to duty and distinguished service of high order, the President is pleased to award "Vayu Sena Medal" to Group Captain KK Nohwar.
|Unit : 33 Wing|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 14th March 1998 - No.29-Pres/98 dated 26th January 1998|
|Param Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Marshal||Krishan Kumar Nohwar||13132 F(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 2011||Announced 26 Jan 2011|
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