511 Signal Unit Ridge Knights

Motto : Satatam Tatparah (Always Alert)
Date Raised : 1965-05-07 Location : Dinjan
The Dinjan airfiled was constructed during 1942 and had singificant involvement during the WWII effort of the allied effort. Otters from 59 Sqn operated from Dinhan during 1960-67 period and were involved in airlift efforts in the 1962 war. Subsequently, the Sapphire Radar was setup at the station. The THD-1955 was installed and became operational at the base in 1993

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
07 May 65 to 02 Jan 67Group Captain Randhir Singh2135 F(P)CODinjan
21 Apr 67 to 27 Jul 68Group Captain Manohar Maharudrappa Sakhare1679 GD(P)CODinjan
14 Aug 68 to 28 Jan 70Group Captain Jagdish Behari Lal3646 GD(P)CODinjan
29 Jan 70 to 20 Nov 72Group Captain Nauroze Kaikaushru Lalkaka3083 F(P)CODinjan
21 Nov 72 to 04 Aug 75Group Captain Mangudy Balasubramaniam Krishnamurthy4019 F(N)CODinjan
04 Aug 75 to 30 Apr 77Group Captain Ramesh Krishnarao Nagarkatti4012 F(N)CODinjan
27 Jul 77 to 04 Aug 80Group Captain Sudheer Rajaram Karkare5083 F(N)CODinjan
11 Aug 80 to 31 Dec 82Group Captain Suresh Damodar Bhave5451 F(N)Stn CdrDinjan
05 Jan 83 to 02 May 85Group Captain Ghanshyam Singh Thapa6003 F(N)Stn CdrDinjan
03 May 85 to 07 Feb 86Group Captain Vincent Pais5274 F(P)Stn CdrDinjan
10 Mar 86 to 20 Sep 87Group Captain Vijay Kashinath Bapat7414 F(P)Stn CdrDinjan
27 Sep 87 to 07 May 89Group Captain Amalendra Nath Sen8395 F(P)Stn CdrDinjan
08 May 89 to 15 Mar 92Group Captain Balvinder Singh Kailey8771 F(P)Stn CdrDinjan
16 Mar 92 to 05 Mar 94Group Captain Jagjeet Singh Rahil9452 F(P)Stn CdrDinjan
14 Mar 94 to 30 Sep 96Group Captain Panoli Raman Ravindran11393 F(P)Stn CdrDinjan
01 Nov 96 to 10 May 99Group Captain K SinghStn CdrDinjan
10 May 99 to 02 Jan 03Group Captain Nirbhay Kumar Jain13576 F(P)Stn CdrDinjan
13 Jan 03 to 11 Jan 05Group Captain Raja Singh15056 F(P)Stn CdrDinjan
18 Jul 05 to 11 May 07Group Captain Chetan Prakash Yadav16828 F(P)Stn CdrDinjan
11 May 07 to 06 Jul 09Group Captain Harjit Singh Bhandal15701 F(P)Stn CdrDinjan

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