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Air Vice Marshal Kumarapalayam Ramasubramanyam Natrajan

Service No 4270 Branch AE(M)
Date of Birth: 15 Mar 1930
Date Commissioned 26 Feb 1952 Course
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1972Acting Gp Capt : 23 Aug 1976Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1978Acting Air Cmde : 10 Jan 1981
Air Cmde : 01 Jan 1981Acting AVM : 25 Jun 1984AVM : 01 Apr 1984
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrKumarapalayam Ramasubramanyam Natrajan4270 AE(M)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
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Wing Commander Kumarapalayam Ramasubramaniam Natarajan was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical) Branch of the Indian Air Force in February, 1952. He was posted as Senior Technical Staff Officer of Headquarters Eastern Air Command in January, 1970. From February, 1971 he has been functioning as Command Engineering Officer responsible for maintenance of all aircraft and airborne equipments including the provisioning responsibilities associated with it. There was need for streamlining and systematizing the modus operand so that timely action was initiated to ensure that spares were produced in a scientific manner. There was also the need for rationalising the second­line servicing aspects to ensure optimum efficiency. He infused a sense of urgency and understanding of the problem to the various units concerned and his efforts resulted in a high degree of serviceability of aircraft during the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971.

Throughout, Wing Commander Kumarapalayam Ramasubramaniam Natarajan displayed professional skill and devotion to duty.

Unit : EAC
Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th October 1972 - No.108 - Pres/72 dated 23rd September 1972
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrKumarapalayam Ramasubramanyam Natrajan4270 AEMAward Date 26 Jan 1979Announced 26 Jan 1979
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