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Group Captain Kanthappa Sivalingam

Service No & Branch 7070 AE(M)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 01 Feb 1963 Course: 22 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 1991
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Promotions Gazetted
Acting Wg Cdr : 06 Mar 1984Wg Cdr : 13 May 1983
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Sep 1987 - 28 Aug 1988Gp Capt1 Base Repair DepotKanpur Commanding Officer
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrKanthappa Sivalingam7070 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 1976Announced 26 Jan 1976
Details :

Squadron Leader Sivalingam has been incharge of repairs of a particular Fighter aircraft at a Base Repair Depot. For the task year 1973-74, when he was there production registered an all time record of 27 aircraft. During the months preceding the Indo-Pak Conflict of 1971, he succeeded in completing production of nine aircraft in one month, again an all time record. He has done pioneering work in several projects concerning this type of aircraft, which includes successful modification of the aircraft for installation of a new Navigation system, Camera and coloured smoke emission system. Besides, he carried out a feasibility study of important modification to improve the operational performance of the aircraft.

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Reference : GoI19760126
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