No.171 Flight Hawks

Date Raised : 1976-01-13 Disbanded : 1978-08-04 Location : Hindon
181 Flt was initially formed as 171 Flt at Palam with two HS-748 aircraft. The unit conducts startegic and tactical Electronic Intelligence and Communication Intelligence reconnisance. It currently operates a Boeing 737-200 equipped with Airborne integrated SIGNIT system and HS-748 in COMINT/ COMJAM role.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
13 Jan 76 to 22 Dec 76Squadron Leader Subramanian Srinivasa Rathnam6010 F(P)COHindon
23 Dec 76 to 26 Nov 77Squadron Leader Alvindar Chand7660 F(P)COHindon
27 Nov 77 to 04 Aug 78Squadron Leader Mohanji Kamlaji Sinha7394 F(P)COHindon
Unit continued existence as 181 Flt

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