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Wing Commander Srikrishna

Service No & Branch 15427 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 07 Jul 1978 Course: 121 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 2002
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 08 Jun 1989Wg Cdr : 12 Jun 1995
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Jun 1999 - 24 Jan 2000Wg Cdr71 Signal UnitBihta  Station Commander
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrSrikrishna15427 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1999Announced 26 Jan 1999
Details :

Wing Commander Srikrishna (15427) Flying (Pilot) was commissioned in the fighter stream on 07 July 1978. He is fully operational on a fighter aircraft, a Qualified Flying Instructor and a graduate of the Defence Services Staff College.

Wing Commander Srikrishna was appointed as the Commanding Officer of a missile squadron on 26 Jun 95. Immediately on assuming command, Wing Commander Srikrishna involved himself with improving the operational efficiency, and work culture in his Unit. Under his guidance, the performance of the Unit has been exemplary. The Unit performed well in the annual command exercise for the second year in succession by meeting the deployment time frames, main tained high serviceability of equipment and undertook all the operational tasks with distinction.

Due to consistent and good performance, Wing Commander Srikrishna's Unit was earmarked, tested and cleared by the Director of Air Staff Inspection as the Range Duty Squadron for Guided Weapon Firing Range 97-98. The entire Squadron along with equipment had to move by two military special trains, for a period of four months. Through meticulous planning and coordination Wing Commander Srikrishna ensured that the move was conducted with clock work precision without any difficulty. His unit also created an all time record by firing all 16 missiles successfully, an achievement which bears testimony to the excellent technical and operational culture of the squadron under Wing Commander Srikrishna's command.

As an operationally oriented officer, Wing Commander Srikrishna involved himself with the station flying activities at the base for training of his crew. He has also been a source of consistent support and motivation to his technical staff for maintaining a very high serviceability state of all equipment.

For distinguished service of a very high order, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Wing Commander Srikrishna.

Unit : 2209 Sqn
Reference : GoI19990126
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