No.28 Squadron First Supersonics

Motto : Sanharancha Karothi Ya (Determined to Destroy)
Date Raised : 1963-03-23 Location : Jamnagar

Aircraft Types operated over the years:

Commanding Officers


02 Mar 63 - 14 Mar 65
Wing Commander
Dilbagh Singh
2998 F(P)
CO
Chandigarh

15 Mar 65 - 17 Oct 67
Wing Commander
Malcolm Shirley Dundas Wollen
3641 F(P)
CO
Chandigarh/ Adampur

18 Oct 67 - 31 May 70
Wing Commander
Surendra Kumar Mehra
4197 F(P)
CO
Adampur/ Tezpur

01 Jun 70 - 23 Sep 73
Wing Commander
Bhupendra Kumar Bishnoi
4594 F(P)
CO
Tezpur

24 Sep 73 - 14 Feb 76
Wing Commander
Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran
4973 F(P)
CO
Tezpur

20 Feb 76 - 18 Apr 78
Wing Commander
Janak Kumar
5122 F(P)
CO
Tezpur

18 Apr 78 - 29 May 80
Wing Commander
Milind Shankar
6130 F(P)
CO
Tezpur

31 May 80 - 06 Aug 81
Wing Commander
Jagbir Singh
5783 F(P)
CO
Tezpur

11 Aug 81 - 23 Oct 83
Wing Commander
Tej Mohan Asthana
7672 F(P)
CO
Tezpur

24 Oct 83 - 01 Dec 85
Wing Commander
Mohinder Singh Bhatia
8734 F(P)
CO
Tezpur

02 Dec 85 - 15 Dec 86
Wing Commander
Subhash Bhojwani
9734 F(P)
CO
Tezpur

01 Jul 87 - 05 Jun 89
Wing Commander
Harish Masand
11272 F(P)
CO
Pune

06 Jun 89 - 16 Jun 91
Wing Commander
Udoy Narayan Ganguly
12381 F(P)
CO
Pune

17 Jun 91 - 30 May 93
Wing Commander
Ajay Shrivniwas Karnik
13140 F(P)
CO
Pune

31 May 93 - 26 Mar 95
Wing Commander
Rakesh Yadav
13932 F(P)
CO
Pune

27 Mar 95 - 14 Apr 97
Wing Commander
Ujjal Prabhat Biswas
14090 F(P)
CO
Pune

15 Apr 97 - 09 Jun 99
Wing Commander
Divakar Paul Upot
15544 F(P)
CO
Pune

10 Jun 99 - 16 Sep 01
Wing Commander
Philip Manchar Cherian
16570 F(P)
CO
Pune/ Jamnagar

17 Sep 01 - 08 Jun 03
Wing Commander
Vivek Ram Chaudhari
16978 F(P)
CO
Jamnagar

09 Jun 03 - 30 Jun 05
Wing Commander
Rajeevan Thotten
17168 F(P)
CO
Jamnagar

01 Jun 05 - 25 Aug 07
Wing Commander
Aman Nautiyal
18789 F(P)
CO
Jamnagar

26 Aug 07 - 15 Jun 09
Wing Commander
K Jaskaran Vir Singh Varaich
20109 F(P)
CO
Jamnagar

16 Jun 09 - 04 Jul 11
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Jamnagar

05 Jul 11 - 17 Jun 13
Wing Commander
Harbinder Singh
22953 F(P)
CO
Jamnagar

18 Jun 13 - 31 Mar 14
Wing Commander
Ashok Paiva
23516 F(P)
CO
Jamnagar

01 Apr 14 - 07 Jun 15
Group Captain
Ashok Paiva
23516 F(P)
CO
Jamnagar

08 Jun 15 - 10 Apr 16
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Jamnagar

11 Apr 16 - 04 Jun 17
Group Captain
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99999
CO
Jamnagar

05 Jun 17 - 02 Jan 18
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Jamnagar

03 Jan 18 -
Group Captain
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99999
CO
Jamnagar

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