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Air Commodore Nirmal Singh Jamwal

Service No 17156 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 28 May 1983 Course 131 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Nov 2010
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 15 May 2000Gp Capt : 01 Feb 2007Air Cmde : 01 Feb 2010
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

20 May 2002 - 13 Jun 2004Wg CdrNo.20 SquadronPune CO Reraised on Su-30
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Sqn LdrNirmal Singh Jamwal17156 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1999
Details :

Squadron Leader Nirmal Singh Jamwal (17156) Flying (Pilot), from the fighter stream has over 3000 hours of flying to his credit. He is a Qualified Flying Instructor, an Instrument Rating Instructor and Examiner and has also qualified as an Experimental Test Pilot.

Squadron Leader NS Jamwal was selected for conversion on to the prestigious SU-30 multi role aircraft and underwent training in Russia. His test pilot background and the experience gained as a Qualified Flying Instructor enabled him to master the formidable SU-30 aircraft with professional ease. His delicate handling of such a large and heavy aircraft and manoeuvring with clockwork precision in a limited airspace speaks volumes of his professional ability. His deft handling of the aircraft and professional knowledge of the intricate flying characteristics of the SU-30 led to his being nominated as an aerobatic display pilot. He has successfully demonstrated the exceptional manoeuvrability of the SU-30 aircraft during various low level aerobatics displays on occasions of national importance including Republic/Independence Day, Vayu Shakti 98, Air Force Day and the Mumbai Air Show.

Squadron Leader Jamwal is a soft spoken individual who had always aimed for perfection and precision display with professional pride. With such an attitude and approach to the intricate task of aerobatic flying, he has been a source of inspiration to everyone.

For his dedication, devotion to duty and high degree of professionalism, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Squadron Leader Nirmal Singh Jamwal.

Unit : 24 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 29th May 1999 - No.91-Pres/99 dated 26th January 1999
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrNirmal Singh Jamwal17156 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2005Announced 26 Jan 2005
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 20 Squadron
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