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Air Vice Marshal Savinder Mohan Singh Chadha

Service No & Branch 6588 AE(M)
Date of Birth: 24 May 1940 Commissioned: 01 Jun 1962 Course: 20 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 1996 Superannuated / Died on 25 Feb 2005
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Jun 1982Gp Capt : 19 Nov 1985Acting Air Cmde : 22 Apr 1991Air Cmde : 22 Apr 1991
AVM : 20 Dec 1994
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
12 Sep 1992 - 28 Oct 1994Air CmdeAFS ChakeriKanpur Air Officer Commanding
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrSavinder Mohan Singh Chadha6588 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 1983Announced 26 Jan 1983
Details :

Wing Commander Svinder Mohan Singh Chadha was commissioned in the IAF in June 1962. A highly qualified and brilliant engineering officer of the erstwhile armament branch, he has successfully held many sensitive field appointments, which include as many as six tenures as Engineering Officer, Senior Technical Officer and Chief Engineering Officer of various supersonic Squadrons and Wings.

Since Jan 78 he has been employed as Weapon Test Engineer at Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment. Wg Cdr Chadha has been the brain and driving force behind all weapon systems development and evaluation trials undertaken by ASTE during his tenure. A highly capable, yet modest officer who has made a maor contribution in enhancing the operational potential of the IAF through extremely conscientious and dedicated hard work of exemplary proportion.

For his exceptional professional ability and exemplary devotion to duty resulting in successful completion of many weapon systems development project of great importance to the Indian Air Force, the President is pleased to award VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL to Wing Commander Svinder Mohan Singh Chadha.

Unit : ASTE
Reference : GoI19830126
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