258 Signal Unit Skyguards


Date Raised : 1967-04-04 Location : Gandhinagar
Nicknamed the "Sky Guards", A mobile radar unit currently operating the P-4(MI) Radar stationed in SWAC. The SU was raised on 4 April 1967 on the P-30M radar at Gorakhpur as GCI for 505 SU. The unit has moved many places - Rampurhat, Bareilly, Bihta, Ahmedabad, Baroda and came to Gandhinagar in Dec 1974. Subsequently moved to 1981 to Baroda, Khambhaliya, Naliya and Trivandrum before coming back to Gandhinagar in 1987

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
04 Apr 67 to Wing Commander Kannothra Mathews Mathews3358 F(P)COGorakhpur
Unknown to Wing Commander Om Prakash Mahajan4647 F(N)COBihta
Unknown to 01 May 76Wing Commander Har Kishan Lal Saxena4907 F(P)COBihta/ Gandinagar

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