Signal Units

Notes: All Radar units are organised as Signal Units (SU's), Signal Squadrons (SSs) and Transportable Radar Units (TRU's). Each unit has a crest and motto of its own sanctioned in the same line as other flying and training establishments. Various Communication Units, Tropo-Scatter Units are also designated as Signal Units. A lesser known abbreviation is the ATSRU (Air Traffic Service Radar Unit) which is based at Dundigal.

 

No TypeT Nick Name Location Equipment Raised on
1 ADDC   Ambala -> Delhi (WAC)   26 Dec 62
2 ADDC        
3 ADDC        
17 Signal Unit        
27 Signal Unit   Madh Island Marconi T13/14/15 1954-66
33 Signal Unit Scanners Jodhpur THD-1955 17 Apr 76
47 Signal Unit Sky Catchers Gandhinagar THD-1955 Jan 77
50 Signal Unit        
53 Signal Unit        
58 Signal Unit   Chimney Hill, Bangalore THD-1955  
71 Signal Unit        
77 Signal Unit   Samana THD-1955 Oct 89
131 Signal Sqn     P-12/15  
135 Signal Sqn     P-12/15  
151 Signal Sqn   Car Nicobar P-12/15  
152 Signal Sqn     P-12/15  
153 Signal Sqn   Port Blair P-12/15  
154 Signal Sqn     P-12/15  
155 Signal Sqn     P-12/15  
170 Signal Unit        
171 Signal Unit        
172 Signal Unit        
173 Signal Unit        
174 Signal Unit        
175 Signal Unit        
230 Signal Unit Vigilants Amritsar P-30->PSM-33->TRS-2215 04-Apr-64
240 Signal Unit Western Pioneers Bhisiana, Bhatinda TRS-2215  
250 Signal Unit   Hakimpet    
251 Signal Unit        
252 Signal Unit   Madh Island P-30M->P-40M 1956-Disbanded?
253 Signal Unit        
254 Signal Unit   12FBSU    
255 Signal Unit   Bikaner -> Yelahanka P-30->P-40 15-Oct-66
256 Signal Unit Skyguards Ambala ->Kaluchak P-30-?PSM-33 15-Oct-66
257 Signal Unit   Bagdogra -> Amritsar    
258 Signal Unit Skyguards Gandhinagar P-30->P-40(MI) 1967
259 Signal Unit   Bareilly    
260 Signal Unit Stratobats Adampur->Patiala P-30->PSM-33 -> P-40 -> Indra II 1972
263 Signal Unit (Former 363) Bikaner   01-Sep-91
265 Signal Unit Desert Scanners Jaisalmer    
269 Signal Unit   Uttarlai    
272 Signal Unit   Madh Island TRS2215 1990 
273 Signal Unit        
274 Signal Unit   Gorakhpur    
275 Signal Unit        
276 Signal Sqn Desert Eyes      
299 Signal Sqn        
301 TRU     STS-68  
302 TRU     STS-68  
303 TRU     STS-68  
304 TRU   Adampur STS-68  
307 TRU   5FBSU    
311 TRU Cyber Eyes  23 Wing, Jammu  STS-68   
314 TRU Thar Shields Rajasthan STS-68  
322 TRU        
324 TRU   Patiala    
325 TRU   Baknaur, Ambala 5FBSU    
331 TRU The Mountain Lions 23 Wing, Jammu STS-68  
332 TRU        
333 TRU   5FBSU    
335 TRU        
362 Signal Unit   Patiala PSM-33 -> P-40 -> Indra II  
363 Signal Unit (Now 263) Bikaner PSM-33 1986
365 Signal Unit        
366 Signal Unit   Jodhpur    
411 Signal Unit        
501 Signal Unit Mad Bees Barnala   25-Oct-64
503 Signal Unit   Arjangarh, Delhi   Jun-66
505 Signal Unit   Lucknow CAC    
507 Signal Unit        
509 Signal Unit   Laitkor Peak (Shillong)    
511 Signal Unit   Dinjan    
705 Signal Unit   Basant Nagar    
707 Signal Unit        
710 Signal Unit   Air HQ, Delhi    
711 Signal Unit   J & K    
714 Signal Unit        
716 Signal Unit        
730 Signal Unit   Basant Nagar    
735 Signal Unit   Adampur    
737 Signal Unit        
740 Signal Unit   Dalhousie Tropo Comm  
750 Signal Unit   Mandore ADGES Tropo Comm 1977
751 Signal Unit        
759 Signal Unit   Jaipur  ADGES Tropo/ Communication 26 May 77 
760 Signal Unit        
761 Signal Unit   Awantipur    
766 Signal Unit        
771 Signal Unit   Kalaikunda AFS    
773 Signal Unit   Lonavala Tropo Comm Mar 90
775 Signal Unit        
783 Signal Unit        
789 Signal Unit   CAC     
792 Signal Unit   Shillong    
793 Signal Unit Linkers Borgad Tropo Comm 06 Feb 90
795 Signal Unit        
799 Signal Unit        
805 Signal Unit   Kasauli   Jul 74
810 Signal Unit   Basant Nagar    
815 Signal Unit   Mount Abu ADGES/Digital Mobile Radio Relay 1 Jun 76 
820 Signal Unit        
830 Signal Unit   Kanehri Hills ADGES 17 Jun 89 
857 Signal Unit   Gandhinagar Digital Mobile Radio Relay  
865 Signal Unit   Gandhinagar    
866 Signal Unit   Jodhpur    
901 Signal Unit Northern Radar J & K Natha Top Master T 1969
902 ATSRU   AFA Dundigal