New Di­rec­tor Gen­eral (In­spec­tion & Safety) at Air Head­quar­ters


Air Mar­shal S. Harpal Singh has as­sumed of­fice of Di­rec­tor Gen­eral (In­spec­tion and Safety) on March 21, 2017. Air Mar­shal S. Harpal Singh grad­u­ated with 56th course of Na­tional De­fence Acad­emy and was com­mis­sioned in the fighter stream of In­dian Air Force on June 15, 1980. He has over 2,400 hours of fly­ing on var­i­ous air­crafts. The Air Of­fi­cer has com­manded a fighter squadron, was Chief Op­er­a­tions Of­fi­cer of a ma­jor fighter base in the Western sec­tor, com­manded a radar base and was Air Of­fi­cer Com­mand­ing of a ma­jor fighter sta­tion in the East­ern sec­tor. He has served in var­i­ous staff ap­point­ments at Air Head­quar­ters, Tri Ser­vices Or­gan­i­sa­tions and was the Se­nior Air Staff Of­fi­cer of South Western Air Com­mand prior to as­sum­ing the present as­sign­ment.

He is a Fighter Com­bat Leader, a grad­u­ate of De­fence Ser­vices Staff Col­lege, and has un­der­gone the Gen­eral Course for Se­nior Of­fi­cers at Na­tional In­sti­tute of De­fence Stud­ies, Ja­pan. For his dis­tin­guished ser­vices of an ex­cep­tion­ally high or­der he was awarded Ati Vashist Seva Medal and Vayu Sena Medal.

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