58 Signal Unit


Date Raised : 1989-06-19 Location : Chimney Hills ( Bengaluru)
In the early 80s the idea of installing a THD-1955 Radar at Chimney Hills, Bangalore germinated in the minds of Air Force authorities, when the need for imparting OJT to trainee officers and airmen of ADGES TI, AF was felt. The task of installing the radar at Chimney Hills was entrusted to RCPO which in turn, formed No. 2 RSIU at Bangalore in 1985. On completion of the project, the Radar was handed over to ADGES TI, AF, and placed under the Administration and functional control of HQ TC, IAF. In Dec 1988, the radar Units was de-linked from ADGES TI, AF and placed directly under the functional control of HQ, TC IAF with the Administration service being provided by AF Station Jalahalli. This Units, which had only a training role up to Jun 90, was converted into a training-cum-operational Units and was placed under the functional control of HQ SAC, IAF. Thus No. 58 Signals Units, the sile ADDC in ADIZ South, came into existence. In Aug 90, the additional task of imparting On the Job Training to ab-initio trainees of ADSO trade ETI, AF was also entrusted to this Units.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
19 Jun 89 to 30 Apr 93Wing Commander Vijay Kumar Mehta8055 ADMCOChimney Hills ( Beng
07 Jun 93 to 09 May 96Wing Commander Deepak Vasan Vasvani12547 F(N)COChimney Hills ( Beng
09 May 96 to 16 Dec 99Wing Commander Mukesh Gupta13390 F(P)COChimney Hills ( Beng
16 Dec 99 to Wing Commander Vinod Kumar Viswasrao Matkar16577 F(P)COChimney Hills ( Beng

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