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Friday, August 6th, 2021

Sukhchain Singh Takes Over as Air Officer–in-Charge Maintenance at Air Headquarters

Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh taking charge as the Air Officer–in-Charge MaintenanceINVC NEWS

New Delhi, Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) assumed the responsibilities of Air Officer–in-Charge Maintenance at Air HQ, New Delhi on 01 Dec 14. The Air Marshal who belongs to Amritsar was commissioned in the Electronics stream of Aeronautical Engineering branch in IAF on 02 Jul 1979. He is a graduate in Electronics and Communication from REC Kurukshetra (now NIT) and a post graduate in Integrated Electronics from IIT Delhi. He is also an alumnus of the prestigious Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. He was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal in Jan 1999 for his distinguished service in IAF. He has rich experience in the field of maintenance management of aircraft, radars and guided weapons. Prior to assuming the present assignment, the Air Officer has held various important staff and field appointments notably, Senior Maintenance Staff Officer at Maintenance Command, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Engineering B) at Air HQ (Vayu Bhawan), Senior Maintenance Staff Officer at South Western Air Command, Chief Engineering Officer of an Air Base and Chief Research & Projects Officer at Aircraft Systems Testing Establishment, Bengaluru. The Air Officer is married to Mrs Manjit Kaur, a home maker. They are blessed with a daughter and a son. Daughter Dilmeet Kaur, an Electronics and Communication Engineer is married to Angad Singh, a marketing executive with an MNC. Younger son Gurjot Singh is pursuing Master of Engineering (Electrical and Computer) at Concordia University, Canada. Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh is also an avid golfer



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