740 Signal Unit

Motto : Satatam Tatparah (Always Alert)
Location : Dalhousie
The Air Force Station HQ and SCC are located on top of Motitibba hill in the heart of Dalhousie town at the height of 7300 feet. Dainkund, where the Relay Station is located, is on top of an isolated hill at the height of 9300 feet and at a distance of 16 kms from Mobitibba. Both the sites were surveyed and acquired by RCPO for Air Force during 1971-72. Construction , a challenging task, commenced during 1973. It also included construction of 6km road between Lakarmandi and Dainkund and improvement of of the 10 km stretch between GPO and Lakarmandi.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
Unknown to Group Captain Proteep Kumar Ghosh7106 AE(L)Stn CdrDalhousie
Unknown to Group Captain Shivendra Singh11489 AE(L)Stn CdrDalhousie
Unknown to Group Captain Sundaresan Swaminathan13044 AE(L)Stn CdrDalhousie
Unknown to Group Captain Malipeddi Surender Reddy17297 AE(L)Stn CdrDalhousie

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