Strategic Forces Command


Date Raised : 2003-01-04 Location : Delhi
The Strategic Forces Command (SFC) sometimes called Strategic Nuclear Command, forms part of India's Nuclear Command Authority (NCA). It is responsible for the management and administration of the country's tactical and strategic nuclear weapons stockpile. It was created on January 4, 2003

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
10 Jan 03 to 30 Jun 04Air Marshal Tej Mohan Asthana7672 F(P)C-in-CDelhi
12 Jul 04 to 18 Aug 05Air Marshal Ajit Bhavnani10440 F(P)C-in-CDelhi
22 Aug 05 to 31 Dec 06Air Marshal Avinash Deodata Joshi10886 F(P)C-in-CDelhi
01 Jan 11 to 31 Oct 12Air Marshal Kughikombil Joseph Mathews13393 F(P)C-in-CDelhi
01 Aug 16 to 31 Mar 19Air Marshal Jasbir Singh Walia15684 F(P)C-in-CDelhi
01 Apr 19 to Air Marshal Navkaranjit Singh Dhillon16580 F(P)C-in-CDelhi

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