252 Signal Unit


Date Raised : 1966-01-01 Location : Tanjavur
27 SU was commissioned at AF Stn Madh Island which was equipped with composite MARCONI T-13/T-14/T-15 Radar, designated as Sector Operation Centre (SOC) of Bombay Sector. In 1966, 27 SU, AF was disbanded and 252 SU, AF came into existence as ADDC of Bombay sector. The existing MARCONI Radar was replaced with Russian P-30 (M) radar. Subsequently on 14 Apr 87, P-40 Radar was also inducted in 252SU, AF. On 24 Sep 91, the old P- 30(M) Radar was handed over to 250 SU, and 252 SU, AF continued as ADDC with the P-40(M) Radar. On 1 Aug 1992, 252 SU handed over the responsibility of Mumbai sector to 272 SU and moved out to 2 Wing.
Unit previously existed as 27 SU

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
Unknown to 01 Dec 71Wing Commander Ranjit Singh Uberoi3522 GD(P)COMadh Island
01 Jan 80 to 01 Jan 81Wing Commander Jehangir Jall Master6860 F(P)COMadh Island
Unknown to Wing Commander Azeez-Ur-Rahman7664 F(P)COMadh Island
Unknown to Wing Commander Anilkumar Damodar Bhingarkar9448 F(P)COMadh Island
Unknown to Wing Commander Satish Dwarkanath Makashir10904 F(P)COMadh Island
Unknown to Wing Commander Prakash Mangesh Narwekar11350 F(P)COMadh Island
Unknown to Wing Commander Bishamber Nath Sethi11389 F(P)COMadh Island
Unknown to Wing Commander Subrahmanya Nagesan11829 F(N)COMadh Island
Unknown to Wing Commander Vijay Kumar Maheshwari12242 F(N)COMadh Island
Unknown to Wing Commander Rajasekharan Padmakshi Manikantan Nair12787 F(N)COMadh Island
01 Jan 93 to 01 Dec 94Wing Commander Soumitra Shankar Bose12769 F(P)COMadh Island
Unknown to Wing Commander Joachim Joseph18141 ADMCO

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