Air Force Communication Centre


Location : New Delhi
Air Force Communication Centre (AFCC) was established way back in 1945 with the name, Royal Air Force Signal Centre. On August 15, 1947, as India became independent, it continued to function with the name Royal Indian Air Force (RIAF) Signal Centre to provide voice and data communication to Air HQ at Vayu Bhawan and RK Puram. As India became republic on January 26, 1950 the name of this centre changed as IAF Signal Centre. Later, it was commonly known as Air Force Signal Centre (AFSC) till March 2000. Keeping in view the changed role, it was renamed as Air Force Communication Centre. Toady, AFCC operates from six different locations namely Sena Bhawan, Vayu Bhawan, RK Puram, Ridge, 412 Air Force Station and Transmitting Station, Gurgaon. As per the policy, this centre is responsible for signals and telecommunication facilities to Air HQs and lodger Unitss. It is also responsible for frequency monitoring of Air Force W/T, R/T and beacons, technical evaluation and field trials of communication equipment.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Mar 00 to 30 Jun 03Group Captain Vinod Kumar Tiwari13198 AE(L)CONew Delhi
01 Jul 03 to 31 Aug 04Group Captain Ramaiyer Padmanabhan13475 AE(L)CONew Delhi
01 Sep 04 to 16 Aug 07Group Captain Subhash Chandra Luthra15105 AE(L)CONew Delhi
17 Aug 07 to 11 Jun 10Group Captain Shashank Kulkarni16929 AE(L)CONew Delhi
12 Jun 10 to 07 Oct 11Group Captain Raghvendra Kumar Tripathi18754 AE(L)CONew Delhi
01 Nov 12 to 01 Feb 15Air Commodore Anil Sharma17640 AE(L)AOCNew Delhi
02 Feb 15 to 01 Jan 17Air Commodore Pijush Mukherjee17671 AE(L)AOCNew Delhi

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