25 Equipment Depot

Date Raised : 1966-03-30 Location : Devlali
2 Anti Aircraft Trg Centre (AATC) was established at Devlali in Jan 42. MoD took over the location after partition and 5 ED came up at the location in Dec 58. It was renamed as 25 ED on 30 Mar 1966. On 5 March 1983, 36 ED which was co-located with 25 ED merged into 25 ED. The merged ED manages MiG-21, 23, 27 and Sukhoi -30 Russian raw material, MiG-21 Bis Upgrade.
Unit previously existed as 5 ED

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
Unknown to Wing Commander Sambasivan Sundaram2420 BALLStn CdrDevlali
29 Jan 59 to 27 Jul 61Wing Commander Katikannikathanam Thatachariar Vasudevan2397 A&SDStn CdrDevlali
28 Jul 61 to 18 Jul 66Wing Commander Prasanta Chitta Santra2839 A&SDStn CdrDevlali
19 Jul 66 to 30 Aug 68Wing Commander Thayyil Punnakkan Bhaskar2146 A&SDStn CdrDevlali
01 Nov 68 to 09 Aug 70Wing Commander Abhijit Kumar Gupta3505 EQPTStn CdrDevlali
10 Aug 70 to 28 Jan 73Group Captain Abhijit Kumar Gupta3505 EQPTStn CdrDevlali
26 Jan 73 to 13 Jun 76Group Captain Sailesh Chandra Malakar3536 EQPTStn CdrDevlali
14 Jun 76 to 08 Dec 78Group Captain Manjeet Singh Judge3709 EQPTStn CdrDevlali
14 May 79 to 30 Jun 81Group Captain Nallichery Tyagrajasastri Somasundaram3760 EQPTStn CdrDevlali
13 Jul 81 to 24 Aug 84Group Captain Hemchandra Tukaram Dani5165 EQPTStn CdrDevlali
24 Aug 84 to 16 Jun 85Group Captain Subharatnam Kasinath5467 EQPTStn CdrDevlali
17 Jun 85 to 10 Jan 88Air Commodore Subharatnam Kasinath5467 EQPTAOCDevlali
11 Jan 88 to 01 Jul 90Air Commodore Jugal Adlakha5282 GD(P)AOCDevlali
02 Jul 90 to 30 Oct 91Air Commodore Kilara Vamanet Iya5813 EQPTAOCDevlali
09 Dec 91 to 31 Jan 93Air Commodore Ashok Kumar6042 EQPTAOCDevlali
01 Feb 93 to 27 Dec 94Air Commodore Sriperumbudur Raghavan6710 EQPTAOCDevlali
28 Dec 94 to 31 Oct 97Air Commodore Rohinton Darashaw Bharucha8594 EQPTAOCDevlali
01 Nov 97 to 18 Jun 00Air Commodore Mukut Prasad Sanyal10017 EQPTAOCDevlali
19 Jul 00 to 31 Aug 02Air Commodore Selvam Kulandaisami Jayarajan11695 EQPTAOCDevlali
01 Sep 02 to 08 May 05Air Commodore Sushil Kumar Jha12490 EQPTAOCDevlali
09 May 05 to 31 May 07Air Commodore Ajit Singh13409 LGSAOCDevlali
01 Jun 07 to Air Commodore Deepak Balachandra Ajgaonkar13413 LGSAOCDevlali
Unknown to Air Commodore Praduman Singh14513 LGSAOCDevlali
Unknown to Air Commodore Rajan Paradayil George15751 LGSAOCDevlali
14 May 12 to Air Commodore Jayant Babasaheb Inamdar16453 LGSAOCDevlali
Unknown to Air Commodore Neeraj Srivastava17787 LGSAOCDevlali
Unknown to 30 Jul 18Air Commodore Ravinder Paul Gaindhar17524 LGSAOCDevlali
01 Aug 18 to 30 Jun 20Air Commodore Ravindra Sharma17785 LGSAOCDevlali
01 Jul 20 to 24 Jan 22Air Commodore Kovali Shyamsunder19247 LGSAOCDevlali

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