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Air Vice Marshal Rakesh Chopra

Service No & Branch 15087 AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 25 Jul 1977 Course: 12 AEC Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Apr 2011 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 24 Jun 1996Gp Capt : 01 Jan 2003Air Cmde : 03 Sep 2007AVM : 01 Feb 2010
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
16 Aug 2004 - 20 May 2007Gp CaptCentral Servicing Development OrganisationDelhi Commanding Officer
- 30 Apr 2011AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Maintenance Plans
 
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Articles from Main Site

The India-Pakistan Air War of 1965 by P.V.S.Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Sqn Ldr Pramod Chandra Chopra by Samir Chopra -
The India-Pakistan Air War of 1965 by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Eagles over Bangladesh : The Indian Air Force in the 1971 War by P.V.S.Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
When Old Warriors Meet by Samir Chopra -
Chapter 1: The IAF in the Preliminary Years by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Chapter 2: Preliminaries - The line up and Rann of Kutch by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Chapter 3: Air Attack - Outbreak of the War (Sept 1-6th) by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Chapter 4: The Reply - Air Battles of September 7th by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Chapter 5: Missed Opportunity - War in the Eastern Sector by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Chapter 6: The Lull - Air Operations (Sept 8th to 14th) by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Chapter 7: The side-show in the South Western Sector by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Chapter 8: The rest of the war (Sept 15th to 23rd) by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Chapter 9: Ceasefire and after by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Chapter10 by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Appendices by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
One Vs Four : The complete story of Alfred Cooke's epic air combat. by Book Excerpt - The India-Pakistan Air War of 1965 -

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