College of Air Warfare


Date Raised : 1976-11-12 Location : Secunderabad
Unit previously existed as JAWS

Commanding Officers


12 Nov 76 - 31 Mar 80
Air Commodore
Rameshwar Prasad Sinha
3855 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

01 May 80 - 02 Aug 81
Air Commodore
Ajit Mohan Shahane
4685 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

03 Aug 81 - 16 Dec 84
Air Vice Marshal
Man Singh
4094 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

17 Dec 84 - 31 Jul 86
Air Vice Marshal
Inder Dev Bhalla
4571 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

20 Aug 86 - 14 Feb 88
Air Vice Marshal
Rajendra Kumar Dhawan
4736 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

15 Feb 88 - 02 Jul 89
Air Vice Marshal
Pondicherry Jayarao Jayakumar
5037 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

03 Jul 89 - 08 Mar 91
Air Vice Marshal
Dushyant Singh
5048 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

11 Mar 91 - 31 May 92
Air Vice Marshal
Viney Kapila
5596 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

19 Oct 92 - 30 Dec 94
Air Vice Marshal
Jagbir Singh
5783 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

31 Dec 94 - 31 Aug 97
Air Vice Marshal
Syed Shahid Hussain Naqvi
7193 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

03 Oct 97 - 31 Aug 99
Air Vice Marshal
Anil Kumar Trikha
8436 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

01 Sep 99 - 31 Mar 01
Air Vice Marshal
Adi Rustomji Ghandhi
7722 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

01 Apr 01 - 30 Apr 04
Air Vice Marshal
Donovan Eric Jonas
10131 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

01 Nov 04 - 31 Jan 07
Air Vice Marshal
Venkataraman Ramamurthy Iyer
12939 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

01 Feb 07 - 22 Mar 09
Air Vice Marshal
Keshav Gopal Bewoor
13570 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

23 Mar 09 - 31 Dec 10
Air Vice Marshal
Paramjit Singh Gill
14097 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

03 May 11 - 30 Nov 14
Air Vice Marshal
Divakar Paul Upot
15544 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

01 Dec 14 - 08 Jun 16
Air Vice Marshal
Sreekumar Prabhakaran
17318 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

09 Jun 16 - 06 Mar 17
Air Vice Marshal
Upkarjit Singh
16204 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

07 Mar 17 - 11 Nov 18
Air Vice Marshal
Radhakrishnan Radhish
17853 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

12 Nov 18 - 30 Sep 19
Air Vice Marshal
Suraj Kumar Jha
17445 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

01 Oct 19 - 31 Jul 20
Air Vice Marshal
Dilip Kumar Patnaik
17464 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

Unknown -
Air Vice Marshal
Kanthalloor Saraswathy Kumar Suresh
18822 F(P)
Cmdt
Secunderabad

Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.