2 Forward Base Support Unit


Date Raised : 1972-08-07 Disbanded : 1989-04-16 Location : Sirsa
Air Force Station Sirsa was established in 1960. Situated on the banks of river Ghaggar, the Station was first designated as 10 C&MU (Care & Maintenance Units) under the command of Flt Lt Patrick, a logistics officer. The first aircraft to land at the airfield was a Dakota' on a runway made of PSP sheets. The concrete runway, PTT and the loops were constructed in 1963.0n 12 Jan 70, the station was redesignated as 5 MEMU (Mobile Echelon Maintenance Units). Two years later in Aug 72, the base was made a Forward Base Support Units and rechristened as 2 Forward Base Supporting Units (FBSU). The FBSU was upgraded in to a full fledged Wing in Apr 89.
Unit previously existed as 5 MEMU

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
07 Aug 72 to 13 May 73Wing Commander Balchandra Shankar Deshmukh4489 F(P)COSirsa
14 May 73 to 30 Apr 75Wing Commander Jagdish Chandra Varma4251 F(P)COSirsa
01 May 75 to 01 Jul 77Wing Commander Vidya Sagar Chadha4587 F(P)COSirsa
15 Jul 77 to 16 Apr 78Wing Commander Suresh Vishnu Ratnaparkhi6136 F(P)COSirsa
17 Apr 78 to 21 Oct 80Wing Commander Shrlkrishna Vishnu Phatak6358 F(P)COSirsa
29 Dec 80 to 23 Jan 83Wing Commander Prafulla Kumar Rai7695 F(P)COSirsa
15 Mar 82 to 17 Oct 82Wing Commander Pritam Singh6016 F(P)COSirsa
18 Oct 82 to 13 Oct 85Group Captain Pritam Singh6016 F(P)COSirsa
14 Oct 85 to 27 Sep 87Group Captain Gurdip Singh Bal7707 F(P)COSirsa
28 Sep 87 to 16 Apr 89Group Captain Tej Mohan Asthana7672 F(P)COSirsa
Unit continued existence as 45 Wing

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