33 Signal Unit Scanners


Date Raised : 1975-01-07 Location : Jodhpur
33 SU was declared operational as an air defence direction center (ADDC) for rajasthan sector wef 17apr 76 at Jodhpur. The Unit was in fact the first of the series of static high powered radar stations quipped with THD 1995 radar. 33 SU acquired it is logo of the nocturnal mammal “the bat” in July 1978 and was also given it is present name "scanner" in the same year. Prior to 33 SU, the role was performed by 18 SU as one of the oldest SUs in the country

Commanding Officers


Unknown - 31 Oct 98
Group Captain
Sadhashivan Radhakrishnan
12408 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Jodhpur

01 Nov 98 - 31 Jul 00
Group Captain
Jasvinder Chauhan
14079 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Jodhpur

01 Aug 00 -
Group Captain
Jinendra Kumbhat
14558 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Jodhpur

Unknown -
Group Captain
Harjit Singh Arora
16557 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Jodhpur

Unknown - 27 Apr 11
Group Captain
Dinesh Kumar Awasthi
18079 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Jodhpur

28 Apr 11 -
Group Captain
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Stn Cdr
Jodhpur

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Group Captain
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Stn Cdr
Jodhpur

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