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Air Marshal Narmdeshwar Tiwari

Service No & Branch 18270 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 07 Jun 1986 Course: 137 Course
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Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 07 Jun 1997Acting Wg Cdr : 25 Jun 2003Wg Cdr : 05 May 2003Gp Capt : 03 Nov 2008
Air Cmde : 24 Sep 2012AVM : 01 Oct 2018Air Marshal : 01 Oct 2021C-in-C : 01 May 2023
Training and Other Courses Attended
68 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 1985
Badges Qualified
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Wg Cdr

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

13 Dec 2004 - 26 Dec 2006Wg CdrNo.1 SquadronGwalior Commanding Officer
06 Jul 2009 - 21 Nov 2010Gp Capt5 Forward Base Support UnitUttarlai Station Commander
22 Nov 2010 - 08 Apr 2012Gp CaptAircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore Chief Test Pilot
09 Apr 2012 - 25 Mar 2013Air CmdeAircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore Chief Test Pilot
01 Mar 2013 - 01 Apr 2016Air CmdeEmbassy of India, FranceParis Air Attache
30 May 2016 - 26 Sep 2018Air Cmde32 WingJodhpur Air Officer Commanding
- 31 May 2020AVMNational Flight Test Center, ADABangalore Project Director
01 Jun 2020 - AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Projects
01 Oct 2020 - 30 Sep 2021AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Plans
01 Oct 2021 - 30 Apr 2023Air MarshalPSO: Planning, Air HQDelhi Deputy Chief of Air Staff
01 May 2023 - Air MarshalSouth Western Air CommandGandhinagar Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Wg CdrNarmdeshwar Tiwari18270 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 2008
Details :

Wing Commander Narmdeshwar Tiwari (18270) F (P) was commissioned in the Flying Branch on 07 Jun 86. In the past he had held important appointments which include Directing Staff at DSSC, Test Pilot's School and Flt Cdr of Fighter Sqn. Presently he is the Commanding Officer of a Mirage-2000 Squadron since 13 Dec 04.

The officer has ensured a high degree of supervision in flying activities that has significantly contributed to an improvement in the quality of training. His hands on management style has been responsible for a perceptible improvement in the morale of the Sqn. A record number of upgradations of operational status of aircrew have been achieved in his tenure. The Sqn has also flown a record 4650 h, a perceptible increase over the past years thus resulting in 11 pilots achieving fully ops status during his tenure. More importantly, the task was achieved without a single accident. During his tenure, he also led numerous important detachments, involving foreign air forces like the USAF for Cope-India 05. The Sqn was one of the very few units that took part in all the three phases of the Air Force exercise where they performed very well in a variety of roles by both day and night. The task was achieved in a very professional manner.

On the maintenance side, he has used his expertise as a test pilot to study complex snags and suggest methods for effective technical management. This has resulted in a positive change that is visible on the tarmac as well as the maintenance line. He has taken active interest in pursuing administrative requirement for the Sqn, which has resulted in a vast improvement on the working environment of all the sections. The overall command and control exercised by him has produced a well knit and professionally potent unit.

For exceptional devotion to duty, Hon'ble President is pleased to award 'Vayu Sena Medal' to Wing Commander Narmdeshwar Tiwari.

Unit : 1 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 10th November 2008. No. 34-Pres/2008 dated 26th January 2008
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalNarmdeshwar Tiwari18270 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2022Announced 26 Jan 2022
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