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Air Commodore Ashok Kumar Sinha

Service No 14336 Branch AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 05 Jan 1976 Course 9 AEC Course
Service End Retired on 30 Apr 2011
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 May 1995Gp Capt : 01 Apr 2002Air Cmde : 03 Oct 2006
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptAshok Kumar Sinha14336 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 2004Announced 26 Jan 2004
Details :

Gp Capt Sinha has served as Chief Engineering Officer of an Operational base since 11 Dec 2000. The MiG-23 BN aircraft operating from the Base had suffered from very poor serviceability due to fuel leak/cracks from integral fuel tanks, spurious fire warning, premature engine withdrawals, landing gear beam cracks and hosts of other maintenance related problems. In a very short time, he coordinated all repair activities, moulded the Tech Flight and the technical personnel of the three Sqns as a team and produced remarkable results in ensuring enhanced serviceability and reliability of aircraft.

During 'Op Parakram' he ensured a serviceability of approximately 80% for the MiG-23 BN aircraft despite the large number of maintenance and sustainability problems. He also ensured smooth induction of a large number of aircraft and huge quantity of weapons positioned at the Station. The quality and extent of work carried out by the officer has been appreciated by higher formations. He has motivated officers and airmen to produce high quality work even under difficult conditions.

For his hard work, dedication to duty and distinguished service of high order, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Group Captain Ashok Kumar Sinha.

Unit : IAT
Reference : GoI20040126