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Group Captain Jayashankar Sreeram

Service No 23980 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 29 Jun 1996 Course 157 Course
Service End No Details
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 29 Jun 2009
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Gp CaptJayashankar Sreeram23980 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2016Announced 26 Jan 2016
Details : Group Captain Jayashankar Sreeram (23980) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a pilot in the flying branch on 29 Jun 96 and is Commanding a frontline Jaguar Squadron since 06 May 13. The officer is a Fighter Combat Leader, an Experimental Test Pilot and a graduate of the Defence Services Staff College. He has held instructional tenures at Tactics and Air Combat Development Establishment and the Air Force Test Pilots School. Despite having limited experience on type, he achieved all operational qualifications within a few months of taking over. Under his command the Squadron has flown over 5100 hours. The highlights of his command include, conduct of the first ever fighter detachment at a non-fighter base, three heavy armament detachments, exceptional performances in Exercise Eklavya and flawless execution of the Republic Day and Air Force Day Flypasts. The Squadron performed extremely well in all three spheres during inspection by the Directorate of Air Staff Inspection in the year 2014. In this pursuit for operational excellence, the officer led his Squadron from the front wherein he himself flew 740 hours and performed we1in Eklavya 2013. Being a Test Pilot, the officer was called upon to undertake several important trials during his Command tenure. The Squadron has indigenously fabricated Weapon Loading Trolleys, spacer frames for outboard pylons, pylon loading adaptors and Cable No. 45 for Rocket Pod testing. These innovations will aid the entire Jaguar fleet in overcoming some of the operational constraints. A number of work services and welfare activities were also undertaken. These include alteration of aircrew cafeteria and work stations, construction of parking sheds and provision of sports equipment and bicycles for airmen at the work place. For exceptional devotion to duty and professional competence, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty) to Group Captain Jayashankar Sreeram
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Reference : Air Force Day Booklet