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Air Vice Marshal Narayanan Krishnan Nair

Service No & Branch 4075 AE(L)
Date of Birth: 18 Sep 1928 Commissioned: 02 Jan 1951 Course: 4 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1984 Superannuated Died on 08 Dec 1985 (57 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 02 Jan 1952Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1970Acting Gp Capt : 24 Feb 1975Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1977
Acting Air Cmde : 01 Feb 1977Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1978Acting AVM : 14 Aug 1981AVM : 20 May 1982
Training and Other Courses Attended
19 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 1979
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Wg Cdr

Gp Capt

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

- 30 Apr 1958Flt LtL/S HAL 
01 May 1958 - Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi 
02 Feb 1976 - 08 Jan 1977Gp Capt7 Base Repair DepotTughlakabad Commanding Officer
- Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Maintenance Plans
01 Sep 1980 - 13 Aug 1981Air CmdeAFS ChakeriKanpur Air Officer Commanding
- AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Signals
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrNarayanan Krishnan Nair4075 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 1970Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

Wing Commander Narayanan Krishnan Nair (4075) Technical Electrical during his long service career has held a wide variety of important assignments. Presently, he is serving as Deputy Director, Maintenance Plans at Air Headquarters.

Throughout his service career this officer has conscientiously and consistently discharged the duties entrusted to his in an exemplary manner. Whilst serving on the staff of Headquarters Maintenance Command, he was responsible for the high standard of maintenance of instrument and electrical systems at Depots under the Command. The professional skill displayed by this officer in the discharge of his duties proved an asset to the units and formations. When the Directorate of Maintenance plans was formed this officer did all the spade work to get the Directorate functioning effectively. As a result of his personal conduct, initiative and drive, he has set an example worthy of emulation by others.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19700126
Param Vishist Seva Medal
AVMNarayanan Krishnan Nair4075 AELAward Date 26 Jan 1985Announced 26 Jan 1985
Details :

Air Vice Marshal Narayanan Krishnan Nair VSM (4075) AE(L) was commissioned in the Air Force in January ,1951. A graduate of Electrical Engineering and also a Member of Institute of Electrical and Technical Engineers, he has successfully undergone a number of professional courses in India and abroad, including Technical Training Course in USA and Instrument Design and manufacturing course in UK.

Whilst serving on the Staff of Headquarters Maintenance Command, he was responsible for the high standard, of maintenance of instruments and electrical Systems at Depots under the Command, for which he was decorated with the award of Vishisht Seva Medal.

During his service career, he has held a number of important Command and Staff appointments, which include Air Officer Commanding of a Major Air Force Station,Joint Director Missiles and Radar, Director Maintenance Planning and Director of Signals at Air HQs.

An officer possessing high technical acumen, professional skill, creative mind, progressive leadership qualities and sound organising ability, he is totally dedicated to the service.

By his outstanding contributions, Air Vice Marshal Narayanan Krishnan Nair VSM has rendered distinguished service of the most exceptional order.

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Reference : GoI19850126
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