No.35 Squadron Rapiers

Motto : Drutapraharanayudh
Date Raised : 1958-08-10

Commanding Officers


10 Aug 58 - 09 Mar 61
Wing Commander
Madhav Bhawrao Naik
1874 F(P)
CO
Pune

10 Apr 61 - 25 Sep 62
Wing Commander
Nedyam Bhaskar Menon
2994 GD(P)
CO
Pune

11 Oct 62 - 29 Apr 63
Wing Commander
Owen Derek Dodsworth
3174 GD(P)
CO
Pune

30 Apr 63 - 16 Sep 65
Wing Commander
Amit Singh Bakhshi
3323 GD(P)
CO
Pune

17 Sep 65 - 30 Nov 65
Wing Commander
Nedyam Bhaskar Menon
2994 GD(P)
CO
Pune

01 Dec 65 - 15 Dec 67
Wing Commander
Jagdish Singh Wohra
3943 F(P)
CO
Pune

16 Dec 67 - 26 Dec 70
Wing Commander
Surendra Nath Kawlra
3945 F(P)
CO
Pune

15 Mar 71 - 16 Nov 73
Wing Commander
Krishan Kumar Badhwar
4669 F(P)
CO
Pune

17 Nov 73 - 26 Jun 76
Wing Commander
Virendra Naidu
4920 F(P)
CO
Pune

27 Jun 76 - 10 Jan 78
Wing Commander
Rama Nand Gautam
5275 F(P)
CO
Pune

11 Jan 78 - 27 Oct 80
Wing Commander
Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy
6338 F(P)
CO
Pune/ Bareilly

28 Oct 80 - 04 Jun 82
Wing Commander
Ved Prakash Kala
6340 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

05 Jun 82 - 01 Jul 84
Wing Commander
Chandra Kant Krishnatri
7697 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

02 Jul 84 - 09 Dec 84
Wing Commander
Surendra Singh Tyagi
9467 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

10 Dec 84 - 09 Mar 86
Group Captain
Ravish Malhotra
7673 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

10 Mar 86 - 03 Jan 88
Group Captain
Gautam Parihar
6775 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

04 Jan 88 - 11 Jun 89
Group Captain
Sathvamangalam Duraiswami Gowrisankar
7713 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

12 Jun 89 - 01 Jul 91
Group Captain
Mahinder Dev Khanna
10526 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

11 Nov 91 - 02 May 94
Group Captain
Anil Sinha
11297 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

03 May 94 - 03 Jun 96
Group Captain
Yashwant Rao Rane
12210 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

15 Jul 96 - 21 Sep 97
Group Captain
Anup Rajkumar Nigam
13240 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

22 Sep 97 - 06 Jul 98
Group Captain
Naseem Akhtar
14279 F(P)
CO
Bareilly

07 Jul 98 - 29 Oct 00
Wing Commander
Upkarjit Singh
16204 F(P)
CO


30 Oct 00 - 15 Dec 02
Wing Commander
Amit Dev
16972 F(P)
CO


16 Dec 02 - 14 Oct 03
Wing Commander
Meenakshi Chandramouli
16997 F(P)
CO


15 Oct 03 - 21 Aug 04
Wing Commander
Anthony Francis D'Cruz
16779 F(P)
CO


22 Oct 04 - 11 Jun 06
Wing Commander
Manish Khanna
18554 F(P)
CO


12 Jun 06 - 24 Jun 07
Wing Commander
Nagesh Kapoor
18557 F(P)
CO


25 Jun 07 - 24 May 09
Wing Commander
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CO


25 May 09 - 12 Jun 11
Wing Commander
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CO


13 Jun 11 - 02 Jun 13
Group Captain
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CO


03 Jun 13 - 14 Jun 15
Group Captain
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CO


15 Jun 15 - 23 Jul 17
Group Captain
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CO


24 Jul 17 -
Group Captain
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CO


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