Indian Aviation Contingent -II (MONUC)

Date Raised : 2005-02-01 Location : Congo
MONUC is one of the largest and most robust peace keeping operations ever undertaken by the UN. The Aviation Contingents are by far the key elements in the arsenal of MONUC in achieving its mandate of maintaining peace in this huge country, the second largest in Africa. The tasks required by UN from the Mi-35 Sqn were to provide armed escort, fire support, anti-armour support, reconnaissance, information gathering and MEDEVAC, all these both by day as well as night. The Mi-17 utility helicopters were to undertake tasks including troop induction, cargo carriage, under slung operations, SAR, CASEVAC and MEDEVAC, reconnaissance and surveillance, both by day and night.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
Unknown to 05 Mar 06Group Captain Anulya Chandra Bharali15049 F(P)Cont CdrCongo
06 Mar 06 to 27 Mar 07Group Captain Rajan Kapur16054 F(P)Cont CdrCongo
28 Mar 07 to 27 Mar 08Group Captain Alok Kumar16988 F(P)Cont CdrCongo
28 Mar 08 to Group Captain Pankaj Jaiswal16232 F(P)Cont CdrCongo

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