|Date of Birth:||26 Nov 1930|
|Date Commissioned||05 Apr 1954||Course||9 DEO Course|
|Service End||Retired on 30 Nov 1986|
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|- 01 Dec 1984||Air Cmde||AFS Jalahalli||Bengaluru||Air Officer Commanding|
|15 Jul 1985 -||AVM||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Director (Sigs)|
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|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|AVM||Pulaveri Srinivasa Rajagopal||4698 AEL||Award Date 26 Jan 1987||Announced 26 Jan 1987|
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Air Vice Marshal Pulaveri Srinivasa Rajagopalan Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force 5 April 1954.
He was specially chosen for various foreign courses and assignment such as training with Marconi in a radar equipment for Canberra Aircraft in U.K. Post Graduate Course in College of Aeronautics, Cranfield U.K., Acceptance Testing of High Power Amplifier of Air Defence Ground Environment System, Communications system in the USA, besides being detailed as contingent Commander, rear party of the UN assignment in Congo in 1962.
In 1978-79 as Senior Project Engineer, inCharge of System Technical Development in Radar and Communication Project Organisation conducted the Tethered Balloon experiment for metrological measurements, to identify a suitable location for installation of High Power Air Defence Radar.
In 1983, he took over the command of Air Force Station, Jalahali. He applied himself whole heartedly to bring about all round improvement in functional and administrative efficiency, as well as morale and welfare.
He took over as the Director of Signals at Air Headquarters in 1985. Immediately, he carried out a thorough review of the Policy and Plan of the systems and procedures in vogue with a view to asses their capability to assimilate the latest developments in the field of communication/electronics and ensure optimum utilisation in peace and war.
Some of his notable achievements include planning of a total integrated communication systems, dovetailed into the National Modernisation Plan of the Department of Telecommunications, evolving a secure Anti-jam Ground-toAir Communication system through updated spread spectrum techniques and solution to the long outstanding problem of development of an operationally viable system for Air to Air integration of fighter fleet without compromising equipment parameters.
He also carried out Data Communication capability assessment in ADGESĂ‚Ânetwork AVSM 1987 and established the basic norms for evolving the system. He also conceived and developed Tactical Information Distribution System, incorporating JamĂ‚Âresistant and secure Communication for large number of users in the Army, Navy and the Air Force.
AVM PS Rajagopalan has thus rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.
|Reference : GoI19870126|