47 Signal Unit Skycatchers


Date Raised : 1977-01-24 Location : Vadsar
The Skycatchers operate the THD1955 Radar and are located at Vadsar. They were originally raised in 1977. The role of the Units is to function as an ADDC for Gujarat sector under HQ SWAC.

Commanding Officers


24 Jan 77 -
Group Captain
Om Prakash Mishra
4586 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

10 Jul 82 - 19 Oct 83
Group Captain
Kalpathy Annanthakrishna Hariharan
5185 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

01 Dec 83 - 08 Dec 84
Group Captain
Arun Kumar Bahl
5330 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

10 Dec 84 - 31 Jan 85
Group Captain
Amarjit Singh
6779 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

09 Apr 85 - 30 Mar 87
Group Captain
Ghanshyam Singh Thapa
6003 F(N)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

30 Mar 87 - 25 Feb 89
Group Captain
Devendra Kumar Gurwara
7800 F(N)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

25 Feb 89 - 09 May 91
Group Captain
Rajinder Pal Singh
10601 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

09 May 91 - 03 Oct 94
Group Captain
Konerirajapuram Sreenivasan Raghvachari
9743 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

03 Oct 94 - 31 Mar 97
Group Captain
Devendra Nath Ganesh
13243 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

01 Apr 97 - 31 Mar 00
Group Captain
Prafulla Chandra
13943 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

01 Apr 00 - 08 Sep 02
Group Captain
Thypparampil Joseph Joseph
14293 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

09 Sep 02 - 22 Jun 03
Group Captain
Rakesh Anand
15873 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

23 Jun 03 - 09 Jan 05
Group Captain
Paramjit Singh Gill
14097 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

31 Jan 05 - 30 May 07
Group Captain
Rajeev Bhalla
15433 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

31 May 07 - 26 Apr 09
Group Captain
Anil Golani
16986 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

27 Apr 09 - 24 Apr 11
Group Captain
Tejinder Singh
18806 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

25 Apr 11 - 21 Apr 13
Group Captain
K V Surendran Nair
19528 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Wadsar

22 Apr 13 - 19 Apr 15
Group Captain
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Stn Cdr
Wadsar

20 Apr 15 - 11 Jun 17
Group Captain
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Stn Cdr
Wadsar

12 Jun 17 - 09 May 18
Group Captain
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Stn Cdr
Wadsar

10 May 18 -
Group Captain
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Stn Cdr
Wadsar

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