258 Signal Unit Skyguards


Date Raised : 1967-04-04 Location : Gandhinagar
Nicknamed the "Sky Guards", A mobile radar Units currently operating the P-40(MI) Radar stationed in SWAC. The SU was raised on 4 April 1967 on the P-30M radar at Gorakhpur as GCI for 505 SU. The Units has moved many places - Rampurhat, Bareilly, Bihta, Ahmedabad, Baroda and came to Gandhinagar in Dec 1974. Subsequently moved to 1981 to Baroda, Khambhaliya, Naliya and Trivandrum before coming back to Gandhinagar in 1987

Commanding Officers


04 Apr 67 -
Wing Commander
Kannothra Mathews Mathews
3358 F(P)
CO
Gorakhpur

Unknown -
Wing Commander
Om Prakash Mahajan
4647 F(N)
CO
Bihta

Unknown - 01 May 76
Wing Commander
Har Kishan Lal Saxena
4907 F(P)
CO
Bihta/ Gandinagar

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