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Air Marshal Shashiker Choudhary

Service No & Branch 17645 AE(M)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 29 Aug 1984 Course: 26 AEC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 2022 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 01 Dec 2007Air Cmde : 01 Nov 2011AVM : 01 Jun 2016Air Marshal : 01 Feb 2019
C-in-C : 01 Jan 2020
Training and Other Courses Attended
50 NDC (Gp Capt) - 01 Dec 2010
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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

02 Jan 2006 - Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Armt and Safety
01 Jul 2012 - 31 Dec 2013Air Cmde5 Base Repair DepotSulur Air Officer Commanding
- AVMSouthern Air CommandTrivandrum Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
- 01 Dec 2018AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Engineering B
01 Feb 2019 - 30 Jun 2019Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Director General (Systems)
01 Jul 2019 - 31 Dec 2019Air MarshalPSO: Maintenance, Air HQDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Maintenance
24 Dec 2019 - Air Force Technical College Commodore Commandant
01 Jan 2020 - 31 May 2022Air MarshalMaintenance CommandNagpur Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeShashiker Choudhary17645 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 2016Announced 26 Jan 2016
Details : Air Commodore Shashiker Choudhary (17645) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as an engineer in the Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical) branch on 29 Aug 84. He has held the appointments of Senior Technical Officer, Senior Engineer (Aircraft),Chief Engineer, Deputy Air Attache, Director Engineering, Chief Engineering Officer at Air Force Academy, Air Officer Commanding of a Base Repair Depot and Principal Director at Air Headquarters. The officer has undergone post graduation from lIT Kharagpur, DSSC and National Defence College. In the initial stage of the service the officer remained posted to front line MiG-23MF and MiG-27MLunits and maintained high operational readiness of the unit. He was instrumental in re-equipment of a Sqn with MiG-29 ac. He was involved in successful modification of Banner target towing operations on both MiG-23MF and MiG-27ML aircraft. During tenure as Chief Engineer (R-29 engine), assigned task was surpassed, despite numerous challenges. As Deputy Air Attache, Moscow, the officer addressed numerous critical issues likereliabilityofR-29Bengines, reliability of Kopyo radars, repair of damaged SU-30MKIaircraft etc. As Air Officer Commanding of the Base Repair Depot, apart from achieving the assigned tasks, the officer was involved in flawless conduct of the Presidential Standards Presentation held at Air Force Station Sulur. In the present assignment, the officer has strived to ensure availability of all technologistics resources for un-interrupted conduct of flying training as well as maintenance of Remotely Piloted Aircraft in operationally readiness state. Maintenance of high serviceability and timely completion of flying training courses in time are testimony of his perseverance and hard work. The officer's involvement towards successful induction and subsequent completion of three Stage-I flying training courses on Pilatus PC-7 deserve a special mention. For distinguished service of a high order, Hon'ble President is pleased to award Vtshisht Seva Medal to Air Commodore Shashiker Choudhary.
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Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalShashiker Choudhary17645 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 2020Announced 26 Jan 2020
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalShashiker Choudhary17645 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 2022Announced 26 Jan 2022
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