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Air Vice Marshal Awatar Krishan Zadoo

Service No & Branch 7922 AE(L) (Orig: SIGS)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 07 Oct 1963 Course: 25 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Apr 1998 Superannuated Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 03 Oct 1964Wg Cdr : 06 Mar 1984Gp Capt : 07 Jan 1988Air Cmde : 21 Jun 1994
AVM : 01 Aug 1996
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- Wg Cdr2 Electronic Engineering and Installation Unit  Commanding Officer
04 Jun 1990 - 02 Nov 1992Gp Capt1 WingSrinagar Chief Engineering Officer
22 Jul 1996 - 28 May 1998AVMCentral Air CommandAllahabad Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrAwatar Krishan Zadoo7922 AE(L)Award Date 26 Jan 1986Announced 26 Jan 1986
Details :

Wing Commander Awatar Krishan Zadoo (7922) Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) was commissioned in Oct 63. He has been working as Command Ground Electronics Systems Officer at Headquarters Western Air Command, Indian Air Force since Dec 83. During his tenure, he has shown remarkable foresight, vision and high sense of perception in his job spectrum. He has completed successful tenures earlier as Senior Engineer (Electronics) at two major fighter stations, besides a challenging tenure as the first Chief Examiner (Electronics) at the Groundcrew Examination Board.

Due to his dedicated efforts, backed by technical knowledge of high order, Wg Cdr Zadoo was largely responsible for installation and operational availability of the first two indigenous produced high power mobile radars at operational sites in Northern sector. He displayed initiative and drive in coordinating efforts connected with providing technical advice, maintenance support and spares for bringing indigenously produced high power static radar to operational status.

Wg Cdr Zadoo has displayed personal drive, enthusiasm and zeal in equipping Mobile Observation Flights, Signals Units and Flying Stations with telecommunications equipment, navigational aids etc, thereby enabling them to meet various operational requirements effectively. He has identified and successfully put into operational use indigenous power supply units and power packs for fitment into imported telecommunications equipment, thereby effecting foreign exchange savings.

The officer with his personal drive, initiative, professional zeal and unflinching devotion to duty has proved an asset to the Service. For his distinguished service of a high order, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Wing Commander Awatar Krishan Zadoo.

Unit : WAC
Reference : GoI19860126
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