AFS Mumbai

Date Raised : 1981-09-07 Location : Cotton Green (Mumbai)
Started as No. 305 Maintenance Units, Royal Air Force in 1945, — holding aircraft spares at Cotton Green — Air Force Station Bombay was re-established as No. 02 Equipment Depot (ED) in 1948, which in turn was redesignated as No. 22 ED, AirForce Station Bombay in 1964. Subsequently, in1967 an element of No. 22 ED was converted into No. 30 ED AF. The evolution took a step ahead on 07 Sep 1981, when No. 30 ED Air Force Station Bombay was bifurcated into two separate entities, 411 Air Force Station Bombay with Headquarters at Cotton Green and No. 30 ED AF with Headquarters at Santacruw. However, this Equipment Depot became a lodger Units of Airforce Station Mumbai on 10 Apr 1997. In 2005, the HQ was moved to Kalina. Lodger units include 121 HF, 765 SU, 30 ED. Also provides admin support to AOC MAO, TEB, AFSC and DLC. The Station Cdr residence was also ear marked in Somerset House in Colaba.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
07 Sep 81 to 07 Oct 84Group Captain Anand Narain Mehtani5804 GD(P)Stn CdrMumbai
08 Oct 84 to 30 Nov 86Group Captain Kenneth Rodney Dutton5873 GD(P)Stn CdrMumbai
01 Dec 86 to 17 Jun 89Group Captain Vijay Singh Yadava6143 GD(P)Stn CdrMumbai
17 Jul 89 to 22 Dec 91Group Captain Samarjit Dasgupta8134 GD(P)Stn CdrMumbai
23 Dec 91 to 11 Apr 94Group Captain Ramesh Chandra Sharma10428 GD(P)Stn CdrMumbai
18 Apr 94 to 31 Oct 97Group Captain Jayachand Joseph Williams10188 GD(P)Stn CdrMumbai
03 Nov 97 to 08 May 01Group Captain Arun Kumar Dharamdas Sonpar13398 F(P)Stn CdrMumbai
08 May 01 to 01 Jun 03Group Captain Bhupinder Singh Subhlok13795 F(P)Stn CdrMumbai
02 Jun 03 to 03 Jul 05Group Captain Kaushik Pathak15715 F(P)Stn CdrMumbai
04 Jul 05 to 19 Aug 07Group Captain Rahul Anand Maslekar16785 F(P)Stn CdrMumbai
20 Aug 07 to 28 Sep 09Group Captain Kallappa Hollannavar Suresh18124 F(P)Stn CdrMumbai
29 Sep 09 to 27 Sep 11Group Captain Pravin Kumar Sharma17465 F(P)Stn CdrMumbai

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