253 Signal Unit

Date Raised : 1966-01-01 Location : Barrackpore
20 SU was one of the oldest SOC in IAF and was setup in early 1950s in Barrackpore. In 1966 it was renamed as 253 SU. By the 1980s, 253 SU had upgraded to P-40 Radar and was functioning as an ADDC. In 1991, the unit moved to Chandinagar, Jorhat in 1998 and was number plated in 2002. The unit was resurrected on 1 March 2014 at Belgavi.
Unit previously existed as 20 SU

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
Unknown to 04 Sep 67Wing Commander Krishna Chandra Mukherjee3334 GD(P)COBarrackpore
Unknown to Squadron Leader Farokh Jehangir Mehta4906 GD(P)COBarrackpore
10 Jan 75 to 05 Mar 77Wing Commander Bhagat Singh Bakhshi4597 GD(P)COBarrackpore
29 Jun 81 to 04 Jan 83Wing Commander Ghanshyam Singh Thapa6003 GD(N)COBarrackpore
Unknown to Wing Commander Deepak Choudhary9098 GD(N)COBarrackpore
Unknown to Wing Commander Reginald Mukha10972 GD(P)COBarrackpore
Unknown to Wing Commander Harpal Singh Baidwan11033 GD(P)COBarrackpore
Unknown to Wing Commander Bhupinder Lakhanpal11425 GD(P)COBarrackpore
Unknown to Wing Commander Avinash Baburao Aroskar11658 GD(P)CO
Unknown to Wing Commander Om Narain Singh12970 F(N)CO
Unknown to Wing Commander Manoj Kumar Mishra14476 ADMCO

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