14 Forward Base Support Unit


Date Raised : 1981-01-01 Location : Purnea
Air Force Station Purnea is located at the North East corner of Bihar was formed on 01 January 1981. In the Indo-Pak conflict of 1971, the airfield was used for secondary diversion during the operations. During the early 1980s some fighter flying was carried out by Gnat / Ajeet aircraft. In 1988 the Station saw active flying of Ajeet MKI, Hunters and Type 77. Once again in October 2003, 2 Sqn with MiG-27s moved to this Base due to resurfacing at Kalaikunda and operated as a full fledged Squadron detachment till February 2005.

Commanding Officers


01 Jul 05 - 05 Aug 07
Wing Commander
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Stn Cdr
Purnea

06 Aug 07 - 02 Aug 09
Wing Commander
Arjun Sen
19155 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Purnea

03 Aug 09 - 31 Jul 11
Wing Commander
Ranjit R Varma
20492 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Purnea

01 Aug 11 - 14 Jul 13
Wing Commander
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Stn Cdr
Purnea

15 Jul 13 - 25 Oct 15
Wing Commander
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Stn Cdr
Purnea

26 Oct 15 - 29 Oct 17
Wing Commander
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Stn Cdr
Purnea

30 Oct 17 -
Group Captain
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Stn Cdr
Purnea

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