3 Air Force Range Unit


Date Raised : 1980-11-30 Location : Pokhran

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
30 Nov 80 to 29 May 81Squadron Leader Karri Venkatarao10086 AE(M)COPokhran
30 May 81 to 20 Jun 82Squadron Leader Joginder Pal10355 AE(M)COPokhran
21 Jun 82 to 08 Jan 85Flight Lieutenant Codur Sreedhar14773 AE(M)COPokhran
08 Jan 85 to 14 Feb 86Squadron Leader Bolliangada Uthaiya Devaiah13840 AE(M)COPokhran
18 Jul 86 to 06 Mar 88Flight Lieutenant S SinghCOPokhran
15 Jul 88 to 05 Jul 90Squadron Leader Diwakar Vaidya14769 AE(M)COPokhran
05 Aug 90 to 04 Feb 91Flight Lieutenant Phool Chand Yadav17412 AE(M)COPokhran
15 Apr 91 to 15 Feb 93Squadron Leader Satish Showkeen14611 AE(M)COPokhran
15 Apr 93 to 28 Jan 96Squadron Leader Suresh Manikrao Kulkarni15483 AE(M)COPokhran
29 Jan 96 to 29 Mar 98Squadron Leader Subhaschandra V Rao18003 AE(M)COPokhran
30 Mar 98 to 21 May 00Squadron Leader Challa Rama Rao18727 AE(M)COPokhran
22 May 00 to 18 Mar 02Squadron Leader Kolveth Gopal Krishnan17616 AE(M)COPokhran
30 Mar 04 to 15 Dec 04Squadron Leader Kolakappadam Vedavatath Sunil Babu20389 AE(M)COPokhran
16 Dec 04 to 04 Feb 06Wing Commander Kolakappadam Vedavatath Sunil Babu20389 AE(M)COPokhran
04 Mar 06 to 25 May 08Wing Commander M Suresh Naidu21393 AE(M)COPokhran

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