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Air Vice Marshal Shridher Kishore Mohlah

Service No & Branch 18259 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 07 Jun 1986 Course: 137 Course
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 07 Jun 1997Wg Cdr : 05 May 2003Gp Capt : 03 Nov 2008Acting Air Cmde : 08 Apr 2013
Air Cmde : 24 Sep 2012AVM : 01 Aug 2018
Training and Other Courses Attended
68 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 198556 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 2016
Badges Qualified
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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

01 Aug 1986 - 30 Dec 1988Plt OffrNo.10 SquadronJodhpur Squadron Pilot
01 Jan 1989 - Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron Squadron Pilot
30 Jun 2003 - 27 Mar 2005Wg CdrNo.221 SquadronHalwara Commanding Officer
01 Aug 2008 - 01 Apr 2011Gp CaptAir Force Test Pilots SchoolBangalore Officer Commanding
08 Apr 2013 - 20 Dec 2015Air Cmde8 WingAdampur Air Officer Commanding
04 Jan 2017 - 31 Jul 2018Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Principal Director (Air Staff Requirements)
- AVMIntegrated Defence StaffNew Delhi Assistant Chief of Integrated Defence Staff, Tech Intelligence
16 Jun 2017 - No.221 Squadron Commodore Commandant
01 Jan 2019 - 31 May 2020AVMAircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore Commandant
01 Jul 2020 - AVMNational Flight Test Center, ADABangalore Project Director
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Wg CdrShridher Kishore Mohlah18259 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 2006
Details : Wing Commander Shridhar Kishore Mohlah (18259) Flying (Pilot) was commissioned on 07 Jun 1986 and has cumulative flying experience of 3500 Hrs on various types of aircraft. He has been a Commanding Officer of a frontline strike squadron from 30 Jun 2003 to 28 Mar 2005.As Commanding Officer, Wg Cdr Mohlah with his professionalism and perseverance ensured that all pilots in the Squadron were able to achieve operational role capabilities viz valley flying and attack as well as high altitude range qualifications. The Squadron Ops status improved drastically and seven pilots became operational by day and seven pilots by night also. 1 4 pilots of a total of 18 were able to achieve and maintain the valley and high altitude range qualifications. With his exemplary leadership, personal dedication and exceptional initiative he ensured that a very high serviceability state of aircraft, nearing the end of its service life and plagued with numerous maintenance related problems, was maintained. The Squadron was thus able to accomplish all the tasks throughout his tenure. Under his command the Squadron was nominated for the best Combat Unit selection and performed extremely well in the competition as well as the inspection by the Directorate of Air Staff Inspection team.During the inter Squadron Gunnery meet in Oct 2004, Wg Cdr Mohlah led by example by achieving exceptional results in the gunnery event and the efforts put in under his guidance enabled the Squadron to win the Bombing and Gunnery trophies. The Squadron was also adjudged first overall in WAC.For his exceptional devotion lo duly, The Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Wing Commander Shridhar Kishore Mohlah .
Unit : 221 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 18th March 2006 - No.30-Pres/2006 dated 26th January 2006 & AFD2006 Investiture
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