|Date of Birth:||-- --- --|
|Date Commissioned||11 Jul 1975||Course||114 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 31 May 2015|
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|07 Nov 1994 - 16 Mar 1997||Wg Cdr||No.6 Squadron||Pune||CO|
|01 May 1997 - 01 Nov 1999||Gp Capt||Air Force Test Pilots School||Bangalore||OC|
|01 Sep 2004 - 01 Apr 2007||Air Cmde||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||PD (NFTC)|
|02 Apr 2007 -||Air Cmde||33 Wing||Jamnagar||AOC|
|- 31 Jan 2011||AVM||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||ACAS( Plans)|
|-||AVM||Integrated Defence Staff||New Delhi||ACIDS (FP)|
|01 Apr 2008 - 01 Jun 2009||AVM||Integrated Defence Staff||New Delhi||ACIDS (PP &FS)|
|01 Feb 2011 - 30 Nov 2012||Air Mshl||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||DCAS|
|01 Dec 2012 - 31 Dec 2013||Air Mshl||Eastern Air Command||Shillong||AOC-in-C|
|01 Jan 2014 - 31 May 2015||Air Mshl||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||VCAS|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Ravi Kant Sharma||14088 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1997|
|Details :|| |
Wing Commander Ravi Kant Sharma has been commanding the Maritime Strike Jaguar Squadron. He is a Test Pilot and a Qualified Flying Instructor with more than 2900 hours of accident free flying, of which nearly 1400 hours are on Jaguar aircraft. An alumnus of Defence Services Staff College he has held various important appointments like Flight Commander of a Jaguar Squadron and Deputy Director at Air Headquarters.
During his tenure as Commanding Officer, the Squadron had consistently completed the command task. In every exercise that the Squadron had taken part, it had performed extremely well. In Command Gunnery Meet, the Squadron was overall runner up. The Directorate of Maintenance and Inspection team, which carried out Quality Audit of the Jaguar fleet in Oct 95, had a special word of appreciation for the Squadron with respect to its maintenance practices. To cap all the achievements, the Squadron was assessed Average Plus in all three disciplines of Operations, Maintenance and Administration by Directorate of Air Staff Inspection in Nov 95. The achievements were a direct result of the able leadership provided by Wg Cdr RK Sharma.
Wg Cdr RK Sharma is a thorough professional, with a keen eye for details. It was due to his total involvement that the operational status of the Squadron has remained very high. He ensured that the serviceability state of the aircraft in the Squadron remained consistently high to meet its various operational and training commitments.
For exceptional devotion to duty, the President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Wing Commander Ravi Kant Sharma.
|Unit : 6 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 15th March 1997 - No.19-Pres/97 dated 26th January 1997|
|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|AVM||Ravi Kant Sharma||14088 F(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 2011||Announced 26 Jan 2011|
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