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Wing Commander Sundaram Kalyanasundaram

Service No & Branch 5613 AE(M) (Orig: ENG)
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 24 Nov 1958 Course: 15 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 14 Feb 1981
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Mar 1960Flt Lt : 01 Mar 1964Wg Cdr : 01 Jun 1979
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Mention in Despatches
Sqn LdrSundaram Kalyanasundaram5613 ENGAward Date Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 5 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrSundaram Kalyanasundaram5613 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 1978Announced 26 Jan 1978
Details :

Wing Commander Sundaram Kalyan Sundaram was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical) Branch of the Air Force in November 1968.

He has been the Chief Engineering Officer of the Air Force Academy since 16 September 1976. Undeterred by the high Aircraft-onGround rate of rotables and ARS spares, and the problems faced on the tail plane, nosewheel assembly and canopies, Wing Commander Sundaram displayed intelligent planning, effective material management, high devotion to duty an cordial relationship with HAL, thus raising the serviceability progressively to 70%. Wing Commander Sundaram Kalyan Sundaram has all along deployed outstanding work, intelligence, management ability and a high sense of devotion to duty and has thus rendered distinguished service of a high order. The President is pleased to award him Vishisht Seva Medal.

Unit : AFA
Reference : GoI19780126
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