25 Equipment Depot


Date Raised : 1966-03-30 Location : Devlali
2 Anti Aircraft Trg Centre (AATC) was established at Devlali in Jan 42. MoD took over the location after partition and 5 ED came up at the location in Dec 58. It was renamed as 25 ED on 30 Mar 1966. On 5 March 1983, 36 ED which was co-located with 25 ED merged into 25 ED. The merged ED manages MiG-21, 23, 27 and Sukhoi -30 Russian raw material, MiG-21 Bis Upgrade.
Unit previously existed as 5 ED

Commanding Officers


Unknown -
Wing Commander
Sambasivan Sundaram
2420 BALL
Stn Cdr
Devlali

29 Jan 59 - 27 Jul 61
Wing Commander
Katikannikathanam Thatachariar Vasudevan
2397 A&SD
Stn Cdr
Devlali

28 Jul 61 - 18 Jul 66
Wing Commander
Prasanta Chitta Santra
2839 A&SD
Stn Cdr
Devlali

19 Jul 66 - 30 Aug 68
Wing Commander
Thayyil Punnakkan Bhaskar
2146 A&SD
Stn Cdr
Devlali

01 Nov 68 - 09 Aug 70
Wing Commander
Abhijit Kumar Gupta
3505 LGS
Stn Cdr
Devlali

10 Aug 70 - 28 Jan 73
Group Captain
Abhijit Kumar Gupta
3505 LGS
Stn Cdr
Devlali

26 Jan 73 - 13 Jun 76
Group Captain
Sailesh Chandra Malakar
3536 LGS
Stn Cdr
Devlali

14 Jun 76 - 08 Dec 78
Group Captain
Manjeet Singh Judge
3709 LGS
Stn Cdr
Devlali

14 May 79 - 30 Jun 81
Group Captain
Nallichery Tyagrajasastri Somasundaram
3760 LGS
Stn Cdr
Devlali

13 Jul 81 - 24 Aug 84
Group Captain
Hemchandra Tukaram Dani
5165 LGS
Stn Cdr
Devlali

24 Aug 84 - 16 Jun 85
Group Captain
Subharatnam Kasinath
5467 LGS
Stn Cdr
Devlali

17 Jun 85 - 10 Jan 88
Air Commodore
Subharatnam Kasinath
5467 LGS
AOC
Devlali

11 Jan 88 - 01 Jul 90
Air Commodore
Jugal Adlakha
5282 GD(P)
AOC
Devlali

02 Jul 90 - 30 Oct 91
Air Commodore
Kilara Vamanet Iya
5813 LGS
AOC
Devlali

09 Dec 91 - 31 Jan 93
Air Commodore
Ashok Kumar
6042 LGS
AOC
Devlali

01 Feb 93 - 27 Dec 94
Air Commodore
Sriperumbudur Raghavan
6710 LGS
AOC
Devlali

28 Dec 94 - 31 Oct 97
Air Commodore
Rohinton Darashaw Bharucha
8594 LGS
AOC
Devlali

01 Nov 97 - 18 Jun 00
Air Commodore
Mukut Prasad Sanyal
10017 LGS
AOC
Devlali

19 Jul 00 - 31 Aug 02
Air Commodore
Selvam Kulandaisami Jayarajan
11695 LGS
AOC
Devlali

01 Sep 02 - 08 May 05
Air Commodore
Sushil Kumar Jha
12490 LGS
AOC
Devlali

09 May 05 - 31 May 07
Air Commodore
Ajit Singh
13409 LGS
AOC
Devlali

01 Jun 07 -
Air Commodore
Deepak Balachandra Ajgaonkar
13413 LGS
AOC
Devlali

Unknown -
Air Commodore
Praduman Singh
14513 LGS
AOC
Devlali

Unknown -
Air Commodore
Rajan Paradayil George
15751 LGS
AOC
Devlali

14 May 12 -
Air Commodore
Jayant Babasaheb Inamdar
16453 LGS
AOC
Devlali

Unknown -
Air Commodore
Neeraj Srivastava
17787 LGS
AOC
Devlali

Unknown - 30 Jul 18
Air Commodore
Ravinder Paul Gaindhar
17524 LGS
AOC
Devlali

01 Aug 18 - 30 Jun 20
Air Commodore
Ravindra Sharma
17785 LGS
AOC
Devlali

01 Jul 20 - 24 Jan 22
Air Commodore
Kovali Shyamsunder
19247 LGS
AOC
Devlali

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