No.130 Helicopter Unit Condors

Motto : We Support Life
Date Raised : 1988-02-15
130 Helicopter Units - 'THE CONDORS' - was formed on 15 February 1988 at Jammu. The Units was to comprise of 1 MI-17 helicopters of which, the first batch of five helicopters was ferried in from Bombay. The Primary role of the Units since its inception has been of Air Support towards Op Meghdoot. However, in addition, the Units has been called upon to undertake varying tasks viz. SHBO, Flood and Relief & causality evacuation. The Units has been operating a three aircraft detachment Ex Thoise every alternate month since April 1988. It also undertook three aircraft detachment from Base Camp II from March 1988 to September 1988.

Commanding Officers


06 Apr 88 - 28 Dec 89
Wing Commander
Harbans Singh Bath
12008 F(P)
CO
Jammu

29 Dec 89 - 18 Oct 92
Wing Commander
Narendra Pratap Sahi
12037 F(P)
CO
Jammu

19 Oct 93 - 23 Jul 95
Wing Commander
Gurdip Singh
14109 F(P)
CO
Jammu

24 Jul 95 - 28 Dec 98
Wing Commander
Malkiat Singh Bains
15440 F(P)
CO
Jammu

29 Jun 98 - 31 Jul 00
Wing Commander
Sher Singh
15718 F(P)
CO
Jammu

01 Aug 00 - 04 Aug 02
Wing Commander
Anil Tiwari
17160 F(P)
CO
Jammu

05 Aug 02 - 20 Jun 04
Wing Commander
Komma Madhusudan Reddy
17843 F(P)
CO
Jammu

21 Jun 04 - 02 Jul 06
Wing Commander
Sudheer Maingi
17716 F(P)
CO
Jammu

03 Jul 06 - 16 Mar 08
Wing Commander
Varun Sharma
20518 F(P)
CO
Jammu

17 Mar 08 - 03 Jun 10
Wing Commander
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CO
Jammu

02 Mar 10 - 25 Mar 12
Wing Commander
Anurag Kumar
22160 F(P)
CO
Jammu

25 Mar 12 - 30 Mar 14
Wing Commander
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CO
Jammu

31 Mar 14 - 27 Mar 16
Wing Commander
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CO
Jammu

28 Mar 16 -
Wing Commander
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CO
Jammu

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