No.35 Squadron Rapiers

Motto : Drutapraharanayudh
Date Raised : 1958-08-10

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
10 Aug 58 to 09 Mar 61Wing Commander Madhav Bhawrao Naik1874 F(P)COPune
10 Apr 61 to 25 Sep 62Wing Commander Nedyam Bhaskar Menon2994 GD(P)COPune
11 Oct 62 to 29 Apr 63Wing Commander Owen Derek Dodsworth3174 GD(P)COPune
30 Apr 63 to 16 Sep 65Wing Commander Amit Singh Bakhshi3323 GD(P)COPune
17 Sep 65 to 30 Nov 65Wing Commander Nedyam Bhaskar Menon2994 GD(P)COPune
01 Dec 65 to 15 Dec 67Wing Commander Jagdish Singh Wohra3943 F(P)COPune
16 Dec 67 to 26 Dec 70Wing Commander Surendra Nath Kawlra3945 F(P)COPune
15 Mar 71 to 16 Nov 73Wing Commander Krishan Kumar Badhwar4669 F(P)COPune
17 Nov 73 to 26 Jun 76Wing Commander Virendra Naidu4920 F(P)COPune
27 Jun 76 to 10 Jan 78Wing Commander Rama Nand Gautam5275 F(P)COPune
11 Jan 78 to 27 Oct 80Wing Commander Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy6338 F(P)COPune/ Bareilly
28 Oct 80 to 04 Jun 82Wing Commander Ved Prakash Kala6340 F(P)COBareilly
05 Jun 82 to 01 Jul 84Wing Commander Chandra Kant Krishnatri7697 F(P)COBareilly
02 Jul 84 to 09 Dec 84Wing Commander Surendra Singh Tyagi9467 F(P)COBareilly
10 Dec 84 to 09 Mar 86Group Captain Ravish Malhotra7673 F(P)COBareilly
10 Mar 86 to 03 Jan 88Group Captain Gautam Parihar6775 F(P)COBareilly
04 Jan 88 to 11 Jun 89Group Captain Sathvamangalam Duraiswami Gowrisankar7713 F(P)COBareilly
12 Jun 89 to 01 Jul 91Group Captain Mahinder Dev Khanna10526 F(P)COBareilly
11 Nov 91 to 02 May 94Group Captain Anil Sinha11297 F(P)COBareilly
03 May 94 to 03 Jun 96Group Captain Yashwant Rao Rane12210 F(P)COBareilly
15 Jul 96 to 21 Sep 97Group Captain Anup Rajkumar Nigam13240 F(P)COBareilly
22 Sep 97 to 06 Jul 98Group Captain Naseem Akhtar14279 F(P)COBareilly
07 Jul 98 to 29 Oct 00Wing Commander Upkarjit Singh16204 F(P)CO
30 Oct 00 to 15 Dec 02Wing Commander Amit Dev16972 F(P)CO
16 Dec 02 to 14 Oct 03Wing Commander Meenakshi Chandramouli16997 F(P)CO
15 Oct 03 to 21 Aug 04Wing Commander Anthony Francis D'Cruz16779 F(P)CO
22 Oct 04 to 11 Jun 06Wing Commander Manish Khanna18554 F(P)CO
12 Jun 06 to 24 Jun 07Wing Commander Nagesh Kapoor18557 F(P)CO

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