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Air Commodore Narinder Kumar Bhoan

Service No 14312 Branch AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 05 Jan 1976 Course 9 AEC Course
Service End Retired on 31 May 2009
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 09 Dec 2001Air Cmde : 01 Oct 2006
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
24 Jul 2006 - Air CmdeAFS ChakeriKanpur Air Officer Commanding
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrNarinder Kumar Bhoan14312 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 1995Announced 26 Jan 1995
Details :

Wing Commander Narinder Kumar was commissioned in the Engineering branch of IAF on 05 January 1976. After serving as unit engineering officer in various capacities for eight years, he underwent Flight Test Engineer Course in 1984 and served as Flight Test Engineer for six years. During this period he specialised in Flight Testing, Aircraft Modification and Armament Integration. In 1991, he was posted to a Jaguar squadron where he specialised on Sea Eagle missiles besides serving as Squadron Engineering Officer. In 1993, he was posted to Air HQ as Deputy Director Armament and Safety Equipment to oversee Russian missile maintenance and repair projects. In November 93, he was transferred to Directorate of Projects where he is presently associated with development and experimental programmes.

In view of his background as a Flight Test Engineer and with special expertise on missile systems, he was given the responsibility to undertake aircraft adaptation trials of missiles over and above his primary duties. With ingenuity and dedication, he developed methods for dismantling missiles towards their life extension and performance checks. His initiative and contribution helped in repairing expensive missiles indigenously which otherwise would have required heavy expenses besides delays.

For distinguished service of high order the President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Wg Cdr Narinder Kumar.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19950126
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Gp CaptNarinder Kumar Bhoan14312 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 2004
Details : Gp Capt Narinder Bhoan, who got the award for the second time. He was part of the team that was sent to Russia in 1998 to participate in the avionics system development of the SU-30 MKI aircraft, and its tailoring to specific Indian needs. Posted at the Ahmedabad-based south western air command, he was put in charge of a venture of adapting a Russian-made weapon on the Jaguar, a task he completed well in advance of the projected year-long time frame.
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Reference : Gazette of India dated 24th April 2004 - No.32-Pres/2004 dated 26th January 2004