No.223 Squadron Tridents

Motto : Vijayastra Amoghastra ( Weapon of victory)
Date Raised : 1982-05-10 Location : Adampur

Aircraft Types operated over the years:

Commanding Officers


10 May 82 - 28 Jul 85
Wing Commander
Inder Jit Singh Boparai
7691 F(P)
CO
Adampur

29 Jul 85 - 27 Dec 87
Wing Commander
Leyland Andrew Fernandez
9761 F(P)
CO
Adampur

28 Dec 87 - 26 Nov 89
Wing Commander
James Thomas
11406 F(P)
CO
Adampur

27 Nov 89 - 08 Dec 91
Wing Commander
Suresh Chandra Mukul
12930 F(P)
CO
Adampur

09 Dec 91 - 29 Aug 93
Wing Commander
Surendran Damodaran
13133 F(P)
CO
Adampur

30 Aug 93 - 02 Jul 96
Wing Commander
Kushivelil Thomas Sebastian
14078 F(P)
CO
Adampur

03 Jul 95 - 05 Jun 97
Wing Commander
Thinide Kumar Nair
14680 F(P)
CO
Adampur

06 Jun 97 - 18 Jun 99
Wing Commander
Sandip Sud
15685 F(P)
CO
Adampur

19 Jun 99 - 05 Aug 01
Wing Commander
Peeyush Kumar Singh
16388 F(P)
CO
Adampur

06 Aug 01 - 04 Aug 02
Wing Commander
K Raghavan Ajit
17329 F(P)
CO
Adampur

05 Aug 02 - 28 Jan 04
Wing Commander
Vivek Kapur
17840 F(P)
CO
Adampur

29 Jan 04 - 12 Feb 06
Wing Commander
Surat Singh
18563 F(P)
CO
Adampur

13 Feb 06 - 02 Mar 08
Wing Commander
Lalit Kumar Chawla
19871 F(P)
CO
Adampur

03 Mar 08 - 28 Mar 10
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Adampur

29 Mar 10 - 13 May 12
Group Captain
Pratap Singh Ranawat
21215 F(P)
CO
Adampur

14 May 12 - 16 Feb 14
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Adampur

17 Feb 14 - 03 Jul 16
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Adampur

04 Jul 16 - 05 Aug 18
Group Captain
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99999
CO
Adampur

06 Aug 18 -
Group Captain
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99999
CO
Adampur

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