230 Signal Unit Vigilants


Date Raised : 1964-04-04 Location : Amritsar Cantt
Originally formed at Chandigarh in March 1964, it was the first radar Units on the P-30(M) Russian radar. It moved to Amritsar soon after and was in the thick of action in the 1965 and 1971 operations as the GCI to 501 SU. A full ADDC role was assigned to it on 01 Oct 1973. The Units changed over to the PSM-33 in Sept 1984 and the Units was renamed as 361 SU. On 21 Feb 1994 the TRS-2215 radar was installed and the Units name 230 SU revived. 230 SU stn cdr also had 257 SU, an Igla Units and Tropo Units under its command

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
04 Apr 64 to 03 May 65Squadron Leader Lakhmir Singh4941 AE(L)COAmritsar
04 May 65 to 19 Jun 67Wing Commander Krishna Dandapani3583 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
20 Jul 67 to 24 Sep 67Wing Commander Amal Chandra Gupta4246 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
25 Sep 67 to 21 Sep 69Wing Commander Kirpal Singh Sufi3952 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
22 Sep 69 to 11 May 70Wing Commander Om Prakash Taneja3843 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
12 May 70 to 16 Apr 72Wing Commander Gandharva Sen4429 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
17 Apr 72 to 09 May 75Wing Commander Satya Paul Khanna4734 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
10 May 75 to 15 Feb 76Wing Commander Allan Albert Da Costa4580 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
16 Feb 76 to 23 Jan 77Wing Commander Om Prakash Mishra4586 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
24 Jan 77 to 20 Dec 79Wing Commander Suresh Damodar Karnik5056 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
14 Jan 80 to 21 Mar 82Wing Commander Diptesh Das5206 GD(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
22 Mar 82 to 26 Aug 84Wing Commander Jagdish Bhattacharya7739 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
27 Aug 84 to 13 Aug 86Group Captain Teshter Jall Master7224 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
13 Oct 86 to 25 Jan 88Group Captain Rajinder Mohan Singh Datta8711 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
25 Jun 88 to 30 Aug 89Wing Commander Chander Mohan Rai11357 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
01 Sep 89 to 16 Mar 92Group Captain Kishore Chand Sharma10171 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
17 Mar 92 to 22 Sep 94Group Captain Balbinder Singh Marwaha9714 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
23 Jan 95 to 24 Jun 96Group Captain Philip Mohan Mathai13244 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
28 Oct 96 to 16 Jan 00Group Captain Amar Singh Ganpatrao Patil13272 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
17 Jan 00 to 27 Oct 02Group Captain Jatinder Singh Dhillon13764 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
28 Oct 02 to 13 Feb 05Group Captain Paramjit Singh Mann15570 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
14 Feb 05 to 07 Jun 07Group Captain Jarnail Singh Malhi16812 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
08 Jun 07 to 14 Jun 09Group Captain Sudhanshu Rath15726 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar
23 May 11 to 05 May 13Group Captain Aman Nautiyal18789 F(P)Stn CdrAmritsar

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