Air Defence College


Date Raised : 1980-03-15 Location : Memuara
It was established in 1958 at Jodhpur as the Control & Reporting (C & R) School. The college trains fighter controllers of the Indian Air Force. It moved to Memaura in 1972. Control & Reporting (C & R) School was upgraded on March 15, 1980, and rechristened as the Air Defence College. At present the college conducts various courses which include Fighter Controllers' Course, Advanced Fighter Controllers' Course, Senior Sector Controllers' Course, Air Defence Indoctrination Course, Joint Air Defence Instructors' Course and Naval Officers’ Orientation Course.
Unit previously existed as C&R

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
15 Mar 80 to 23 Aug 81Wing Commander Mohan Dharamdas Lalvani5658 F(P)COMemura
14 Sep 81 to 01 Jan 83Wing Commander Jehangir Jail Master6860 F(P)COMemura
10 Apr 83 to 22 Feb 87Wing Commander Peter Keith Pinto8419 F(P)COMemura
12 Apr 87 to 16 Jun 91Wing Commander Inderjit Singh Chaudhary11814 F(N)COMemura
26 Aug 91 to 24 May 93Wing Commander Kalwant Singh Brar12026 F(P)COMemura
24 May 93 to 29 Aug 94Wing Commander Narendra Pratap Sahi12037 F(P)COMemura
26 Sep 94 to 22 Sep 96Wing Commander Satish Kumar Midha13643 ADMCOMemura
26 Nov 96 to 27 Jul 97Wing Commander Sudhir Bajaj14942 ADMCOMemura
28 Jul 97 to 14 May 00Wing Commander Satvir Singh Rana14383 ADMCOMemura
15 May 00 to 28 Jul 02Wing Commander Mahesh Kumar Malik15743 ADMCOMemura
05 Aug 02 to 27 Jun 04Wing Commander Shashank Narayan Naidu16262 ADMCOMemura
28 Jun 04 to 30 Apr 06Wing Commander Devi Prasad Pani16428 ADMCOMemura
24 May 06 to 17 Aug 08Wing Commander ----------------99999 COMemura
18 Aug 08 to Wing Commander Pradeep Singh Yadav17495 ADMCOMemura
Unknown to Group Captain ----------------99999 COMemura
Unknown to 16 Jun 16Group Captain ----------------99999 COMemura
17 Jun 16 to Group Captain ----------------99999 COMemura
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