Europe News Desk!! British-Hindu Murugeswaran Sabbi Subramaniam was on Wednesday commissioned as a Warrant Officer in the Aerial Warfare and Space Force, UK’s Royal Air Force. In her new role, Subramaniam will advise the Chief of the Air Staff on matters relating to airmen and airwomen of the RAF. He will replace Warrant Officer Jake Alpert. I look forward to taking up the responsibilities that come with this position, particularly acting as the spokesperson for the non-commissioned cadre, Subramaniam said in the statement. Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of working with colleagues from different branches of the UK Armed Forces, including the Army and Navy, and in a variety of roles. I am grateful for the opportunities I have had to develop strong working relationships across all three branches of the military, and look forward to strengthening those bonds in my new role.
Subramaniam is the Air & Space Operations Manager, with over 15 years of service primarily in the areas of Space-Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS), Missile Warning (MW), Space Domain Awareness (SDA) and Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD). He served in the Royal Engineers with 106 Field Squadron/12 Force (Air) Support Group, 36 Engineering Regiment before joining the Royal Air Force in 1998. From 2007 Subramaniam spent the next three years in the Air Command bunker dealing with pan-government resilience operations, and he also gained the Missile Warning Operator and Data Links Network Manager qualifications. In 2021, he was appointed as the inaugural Command Warrant Officer of the United Kingdom Space Command.
During his tenure, he also supported the Space Command Capability Branch on SDA and command and control systems delivery. Last year, he was selected as the first RAF Warrant Officer to attend the Command Senior Enlisted Staff Course at the Baltic Defense College in Estonia. Subramaniam graduated with the Commandant’s Award for outstanding academics and leadership. Subramaniam was educated in Malaysia until the age of 19, earning a Bachelor of Laws and Diploma in Higher Education in Finance and Legal Studies. He is an active member of a charity foundation, and is currently studying for his Master in Business Administration Risk and Resilience at Buckinghamshire New University.
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