3 Air Force Range Unit


Date Raised : 1980-11-30 Location : Pokhran

Commanding Officers


30 Nov 80 - 29 May 81
Squadron Leader
Karri Venkatarao
10086 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

30 May 81 - 20 Jun 82
Squadron Leader
Joginder Pal
10355 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

21 Jun 82 - 08 Jan 85
Flight Lieutenant
Codur Sreedhar
14773 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

08 Jan 85 - 14 Feb 86
Squadron Leader
Bolliangada Uthaiya Devaiah
13840 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

18 Jul 86 - 06 Mar 88
Flight Lieutenant
S Singh

CO
Pokhran

15 Jul 88 - 05 Jul 90
Squadron Leader
Diwakar Vaidya
14769 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

05 Aug 90 - 04 Feb 91
Flight Lieutenant
Phool Chand Yadav
17412 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

15 Apr 91 - 15 Feb 93
Squadron Leader
Satish Showkeen
14611 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

15 Apr 93 - 28 Jan 96
Squadron Leader
Suresh Manikrao Kulkarni
15483 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

29 Jan 96 - 29 Mar 98
Squadron Leader
Subhaschandra V Rao
18003 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

30 Mar 98 - 21 May 00
Squadron Leader
Challa Rama Rao
18727 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

22 May 00 - 18 Mar 02
Squadron Leader
Kolveth Gopal Krishnan
17616 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

18 Mar 02 - 29 Mar 04
Squadron Leader
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CO
Pokhran

30 Mar 04 - 15 Dec 04
Squadron Leader
Kolakappadam Vedavatath Sunil Babu
20389 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

16 Dec 04 - 04 Feb 06
Wing Commander
Kolakappadam Vedavatath Sunil Babu
20389 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

04 Mar 06 - 25 May 08
Wing Commander
M Suresh Naidu
21393 AE(M)
CO
Pokhran

16 May 08 - 04 Jul 10
Wing Commander
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CO
Pokhran

04 Aug 10 - 06 Sep 13
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Pokhran

06 Oct 13 - 07 Dec 15
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Pokhran

13 Jul 15 - 20 Aug 17
Wing Commander
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99999
CO
Pokhran

10 Sep 17 -
Wing Commander
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CO
Pokhran

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