No.10 Squadron Winged Daggers

Motto : Yudhyay Kritanishchayam (Into War with Determination)
Date Raised : 1944-02-20 Disbanded : 2019-03-31 Location : Jodhpur
Numerplated for 3 years in 1964. Converted to Marut as the first squadron on the type in 1967. It was given the type conversion role in August 1975
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Aircraft Types operated over the years:

Commanding Officers


20 Feb 44 - 19 Jan 45
Squadron Leader
RFT Doe
RAF
CO
Lahore

19 Jan 45 - 23 Oct 45
Squadron Leader
RW Jones
RAF
CO
Ranchi/ Burma

23 Oct 45 - 05 Jan 46
Flight Lieutenant
I Adamson
RAF
CO
Burma

05 Jan 46 - 20 Aug 46
Squadron Leader
Haider Raza
1579 GD(P)
CO
Burma

20 Aug 46 - 09 May 47
Squadron Leader
Mirza Abdul Rahman
1647 GD(P)
CO
Chakeri

09 May 47 - 21 Feb 48
Squadron Leader
Hrushikesh Moolgavkar
1644 F(P)
CO
Chakeri

21 Feb 48 - 10 May 49
Squadron Leader
Zafar Ahmed Shah
1805 GD(P)
CO
Ambala

10 May 49 - 03 Jul 50
Squadron Leader
Charandas Gurudas Devashar
1867 F(P)
CO
Palam

03 Jul 50 - 26 Aug 50
Squadron Leader
George Kanishtkumar John
2132 F(P)
CO
Palam

26 Aug 50 - 18 Jul 52
Squadron Leader
Pundalik Basawant Rao Pawar
2123 GD(P)
CO
Palam/ Halwara

18 Jul 52 - 05 Oct 53
Squadron Leader
George Henry King
2386 GD(P)
CO
Palam

05 Oct 53 - 19 Jun 54
Flight Lieutenant
Cecil Hugh Lawrence Digby
2988 GD(P)
CO
Palam

19 Jun 54 - 07 Jul 57
Squadron Leader
David Eugene Bouche
2774 GD(P)
CO
Palam

07 Jul 57 - 01 Sep 59
Squadron Leader
Shamrao Ramrao Powar
3100 F(P)
CO
Palam

01 Sep 59 - 17 Aug 61
Squadron Leader
Yogindra Kumar Barman
3847 GD(P)
CO
Palam

17 Aug 61 - 30 May 64
Squadron Leader
Brijpal Singh Sikand
3947 F(P)
CO
Palam

01 Apr 67 - 21 Sep 67
Wing Commander
Vishwanatha Krishnamurthy
4022 F(P)
CO
Jamnagar

21 Sep 67 - 11 May 70
Wing Commander
Gandharva Sen
4429 F(P)
CO
Jamnagar/ Pune

11 May 70 - 12 Sep 70
Wing Commander
Onkar Nath Kacker
4605 GD(P)
CO
Pune

03 Nov 70 - 01 Feb 74
Wing Commander
Keshev Chandra Aggarwal
4434 F(P)
CO
Pune/ Jodhpur

01 Feb 74 - 08 Jan 77
Wing Commander
Krishen Kumar Bakshi
5012 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

08 Jan 77 - 11 Dec 79
Wing Commander
Chandra Krishna Kumar Menon
5699 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

11 Dec 79 - 30 Dec 80
Wing Commander
Dinkar Shantaram Jatar
6521 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

30 Dec 80 - 02 May 83
Wing Commander
Rattan Lal Bamzai
7738 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

02 May 83 - 27 May 85
Wing Commander
Krishna Balakrishna Menon
9028 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

27 May 85 - 24 Nov 86
Wing Commander
Vinod Kumar Bhatia
10892 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

24 Nov 86 - 28 Nov 88
Wing Commander
Jitendra Singh Thakur
12012 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

28 Nov 88 - 26 Nov 90
Wing Commander
Vinod Kumar Verma
11638 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

26 Nov 90 - 30 Nov 92
Wing Commander
Rajan Atturlal Jaisinghani
12953 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

30 Nov 92 - 26 Dec 94
Wing Commander
Gurdip Singh Kochar
13149 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

26 Dec 94 - 31 Jul 95
Wing Commander
Jasvinder Chauhan
14079 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

31 Jul 95 - 04 Aug 97
Wing Commander
Krishana Ramnath Moorthy
14560 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

04 Aug 97 - 07 Dec 99
Wing Commander
Kondaoasula Raghavendra Prasad
15204 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

08 Dec 99 - 08 Sep 02
Wing Commander
Sanjay Bedi
16569 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

09 Sep 02 - 11 Jul 04
Wing Commander
Kanjithanda Bopanna Karumbaya
18074 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

12 Jul 04 - 14 May 06
Wing Commander
Anil Kumar
18790 F(P)
CO
Jodhpur

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