47 Signal Unit Skycatchers

Date Raised : 1977-01-24 Location : Vadsar
The Skycatchers operate the THD1955 Radar and are located at Vadsar. They were originally raised in 1977. The role of the Units is to function as an ADDC for Gujarat sector under HQ SWAC.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
24 Jan 77 to Group Captain Om Prakash Mishra4586 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
10 Jul 82 to 19 Oct 83Group Captain Kalpathy Annanthakrishna Hariharan5185 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
01 Dec 83 to 08 Dec 84Group Captain Arun Kumar Bahl5330 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
10 Dec 84 to 31 Jan 85Group Captain Amarjit Singh6779 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
09 Apr 85 to 30 Mar 87Group Captain Ghanshyam Singh Thapa6003 F(N)Stn CdrWadsar
30 Mar 87 to 25 Feb 89Group Captain Devendra Kumar Gurwara7800 F(N)Stn CdrWadsar
25 Feb 89 to 09 May 91Group Captain Rajinder Pal Singh10601 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
09 May 91 to 03 Oct 94Group Captain Konerirajapuram Sreenivasan Raghvachari9743 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
03 Oct 94 to 31 Mar 97Group Captain Devendra Nath Ganesh13243 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
01 Apr 97 to 31 Mar 00Group Captain Prafulla Chandra13943 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
01 Apr 00 to 08 Sep 02Group Captain Thypparampil Joseph Joseph14293 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
09 Sep 02 to 22 Jun 03Group Captain Rakesh Anand15873 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
23 Jun 03 to 09 Jan 05Group Captain Paramjit Singh Gill14097 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
31 Jan 05 to 30 May 07Group Captain Rajeev Bhalla15433 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
31 May 07 to 26 Apr 09Group Captain Anil Golani16986 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
27 Apr 09 to 24 Apr 11Group Captain Tejinder Singh18806 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar
25 Apr 11 to 21 Apr 13Group Captain Kariat Vadukkoote Surendran Nair19528 F(P)Stn CdrWadsar

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