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Air Vice Marshal Pramod Kumar Tayal

Service No & Branch 16751 AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 18 Feb 1982 Course: 21 AEC Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 2017 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 2000Gp Capt : 01 Jan 2006Air Cmde : 02 Aug 2010AVM : 01 Jul 2015
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Apr 2010 - 30 Apr 2012Air Cmde13 Base Repair DepotPalam Air Officer Commanding
- 30 Jun 2017AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Information Technology
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptPramod Kumar Tayal16751 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 2008Announced 26 Jan 2008
Details :

Group Captain Pramod Kumar Tayal (16751) AE (L) was commissioned as an Engineer in the Technical Branch on 08 Feb 1982. He has held appointments of STO of a MiG-27 Sqn, Engineering Officer in Eastern Air Command, Chief Instructor at a MiG-27 Technical Type Training School and Electronic Warfare Range, Gwalior. He has undergone courses on MiG-21and MiG-27 ac maintenance, EW system maintenance, network administration and cyber terrorism. He is a Post Graduate in Reliability Engineering from 1IT, Kharagpur. He was awarded commendation by AOC-in-C in 2002.

He functioned as the Director Ops (Information & Electronic Warfare). During his tenure, he was assigned the task of improving the operational capability of the IAF. In order to achieve the assigned task, he concentrated on upgradation of the fleets with EW systems, training of aircrew and exploitation of the EW systems in peace time.

His untiring efforts have yielded encouraging results and exploitation of EW systems has exhibited a definite upward trend in the operational Squadrons. One of the basic reasons for the success of the international exercise is full exploitation of on-board EW systems. Automation of SIGINT data analysis project is nearing completion, after which the data from all the SIGINT units of the IAF would be collected, collated, sifted and analysed automatically thus providing real time Electronic Order of Battle.

For distinguished service of high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vishisht Seva Medal' to Group Captain Pramod Kumar Tayal.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI20080126
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