Advance HQ, South Western Air Command


Date Raised : 1991-06-01 Location : Pune
Adv HQ, SWAC is the joint ops organization of the Air Force collocated with the Army at HQ Southern Command, Pune. Up to May 91, HQ Southern Command had only a small element of the IAF, in the form of an AFLC, with a Gp Capt at its helm. The reorganization of the two Army commands, led to AFLC at SOUTHCOM being moved to Lucknow with CENTCOM and in its place, Adv HQ of CAC being moved to SOUTHCOM, to form Adv HQ SWAC on 01 Jun 1991. Home to 2 and 12 TACs.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Jun 91 to 30 Nov 92Air Commodore Manbir Singh6771 F(P)AOCPune
29 Dec 92 to 30 Nov 93Air Commodore Inder Jit Singh Boparai7691 F(P)AOCPune
Unknown to Air Commodore Ramesh Vishwanath Phadke10895 F(P)AOCPune
Unknown to Air Vice Marshal Subramanyam Sukumar14672 F(P)AOCPune
01 Jun 12 to 30 Apr 15Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam16592 F(P)AOCPune
01 May 15 to Air Vice Marshal Thazhathupulikunnel Devasia Joseph16964 F(P)AOCPune
04 Jan 16 to Air Vice Marshal Amit Dev16972 F(P)AOCPune

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