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Air Vice Marshal Paramjit Singh Mann

Service No 15570 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 30 Dec 1978 Course 122 Course
Service End Retired on 28 Feb 2014
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

24 Oct 2002 - Gp Capt230 Signal UnitAmritsar Stn Cdr
04 May 2009 - Air CmdeAFS HakimpetHakimpet AOC
- AVMIntegrated Defence StaffNew Delhi ACIDS (Int)
- AVMTraining CommandBangalore CFTO
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Wg CdrParamjit Singh Mann15570 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 2001
Details :

Wing Commander Paramjeet Singh Mann (15570) Flying (Pilot) was commissioned into the Flying Branch of the Indian Air Force on 30 Dec 78. He is a Qualified Flying Instructor and has over 3200 hours of fighter flying. He was a member of the erstwhile formation aerobatics team, 'Thunderbolts', and has served three tenures as Flight Commander in different fighter squadrons. He is a graduate of the Defence Services Staff College.

Wg Cdr Mann commanded a Hunter Unit for nearly three years. On assuming command, he was beset with two difficulties. The first was the maintenance problems of an aged Hunter fleet and the second was the logistics and administrative impediments due to a widely dispersed technical area. Encouraging in-house solutions and local adaptations, he achieved a high serviceability, touching 100% on a number of days. His leadership and personal involvement were manifest in the efficient accomplishment of tasks and the excellent Flight Safety record that was maintained during his tenure. By ergonomically re-organising his Flight and maintenance Complex, he improved the working environment, thus negating the inherent disadvantage of a widely dispersed technical area. Qualitative improvements in his Airmen's billets by way of provisioning cable TV, curtains and bed-side lamps and the creation of a Recreation room, effectively reinforced the 'one family' feeling among his Unit personnel.

Wg Cdr Mann was also very involved in the induction of the indigenous pilotless Target Aircraft-Lakshya. Even in the nascent stages of induction, he formulated preliminary operating procedures, training schedules and also suggested modifications to the system. As a result of his dedication, the entire spadework is already in place for the operational induction of the new equipment. For exceptional devotion to duty, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Wing Commander Paramjit Singh Mann.

Unit : TTF
Reference : Gazette of India dated 26th May 2001 - No.68-Pres/2001 dated 26th January 2001