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Air Vice Marshal Mohan Dikshit

Service No & Branch 11309 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 31 Dec 1967 Course: 98 Course Entry Mode : Direct
Service End: Retired on 31 Jul 2003
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Aug 1986Gp Capt : 01 Jul 1991Air Cmde : 03 Feb 1997AVM : 14 Jan 2002
Training and Other Courses Attended
19 LDMC (Wg Cdr) - 31 Mar 1989
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Fg Offr

Air Cmde
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
- Wg CdrCollege of Air WarfareSecunderabad Directing Staff
01 Jul 1985 - 21 Sep 1987Wg CdrNo.37 SquadronNal (Bikaner) Commanding Officer
01 Dec 1991 - 01 Dec 1992Gp Capt8 WingAdampur Chief Operations Officer
31 Dec 1996 - 29 Dec 1997Air Cmde33 WingJamnagar Air Officer Commanding
01 Mar 2000 - 18 Aug 2001Air CmdeAFS HakimpetHakimpet Air Officer Commanding
14 Jan 2002 - AVMIntegrated Defence StaffNew Delhi ACIDS (Pers Plans & Force
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vir Chakra
Fg OffrMohan Dikshit11309 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971 as a pilot in a Fighter-Bomber Squadron, Flying Officer Mohan Dikshit flew several sorties. He flew as a wingman on a strike mission and damaged a bridge in spite of heavy enemy defence. In the Pathankot sector he damaged four marshalling yards and the canal headworks. While on a close air support mission he destroyed few gun positions in the Chhamb area.

Throughout, Flying Officer Mohan Dikshit displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 7 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972
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