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Air Vice Marshal Chandra Mohan Khorana

Service No & Branch 4946 AE(L) (Orig: SIGS)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 04 Apr 1955 Course: 10 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 19 Jun 1988 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 11 Jul 1954Fg Offr : 11 Jul 1956Flt Lt : 11 Jul 1960Sqn Ldr : 11 Jul 1967
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1975Acting Gp Capt : 07 May 1979Gp Capt : 31 Aug 1980Acting Air Cmde : 01 Mar 1983
Air Cmde : 21 Apr 1983AVM : 01 Jun 1986
Training and Other Courses Attended
24 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 1984
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

29 Aug 1977 - 04 May 1979Wg Cdr740 Signal UnitDalhousie Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrChandra Mohan Khorana4946 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 1977Announced 26 Jan 1977
Details :

Wing Commander Khorana as Deputy Director at Air Headquarters since October 1971, has been responsible for the planning and processing of a Radar project. He has shouldered responsibility of a very high degree and has applied himself with exemplary energy and earnest enthusiasm. In this challenging task, he has displayed very high caliber of professional competence and resourcefulness. He has carried out critical studies and analysis of system requirements, specifications of imported and indigenous equipment with a view to find cost effective solution for meeting operational requirements and has made valuable contributions. His study and recommendations on the power supply configurations for the Project has resulted in most cost effective and highly reliable Power Supply System. Wing Com mander Khorana has also been responsible for the integration of modern IFF Ground System with existing radars and in guiding the development Computer Based Data Handling System of future radars for the Air Force.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19770126
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