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Air Vice Marshal Kiran Prabhakar Palsule

Service No & Branch 15593 ADM

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 30 Dec 1978 Course: 63 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 2013 Superannuated
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 30 Dec 1989Wg Cdr : 01 Jun 2000Gp Capt : 01 Oct 2004Air Cmde : 06 Apr 2009
AVM : 02 Jul 2012
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jul 2011 - 31 Oct 2013Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Air Defence, Control and Reporting)
- 30 Sep 2013AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Organisation & Ceremonial
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrKiran Prabhakar Palsule15593 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 2001Announced 26 Jan 2001
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Wing Commander Kiran Prabhakar Palsule (15593) Adm/FC was commissioned in the Adm/FC branch of the IAF in Dec 1978. From the beginning of his career, Wg Cdr Palsule has displayed a high degree of professional excellence. He is Cat A Controller and a graduate of Staff College. He has been an Instructor at TACDE as well as an Inspector Air HQ ASI Team. Presently, he is commanding a Radar Unit in the Western sector.

During his tenure as the Commanding Officer, Wg Cdr KP Palsule displayed qualities of an excellent commander by leading his team during the AD exercises Chakra Vyuh and Trishul, achieving maximum number of confirmed kills as the Mini DC. During Op Safed Sagar, his Unit maintained exceptionally high serviceability of radar for operations. He ensured effective surveillance and detection of PAF UAVs in his area of responsibility so as to prevent any intrusion by the enemy. Being an experienced fighter controller he supervised the controlling of own UAVs at Jammu sector ensuring timely warnings against the enemy reactions.

Under his command the security of the Base was enhanced considerably. The Unit adopted self-help approach and carried out a large number of technical innovations and modifications, bringing about an overall improvement in the efficiency of the radar and the supporting systems. As a result, the recurring problem of power management at his Unit was solved.

For his performance and single-minded devotion, the Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Wing Commander Kiran Prabhakar Palsule.

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Reference : GoI20010126
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