49 Wing


Date Raised : 2009-08-06 Location : Naliya
Land for an airfield was taken over by IAF on 22 Oct 1973. Intially a C&MU was setup under the command of AFS Jamnagar. The C&MU was upgraded to 12 FBSU on 29 July 1974 and the first stn cdr was Wg Cdr HS ghuman. It was further upgraded to a wing on 6 Aug 2009
Unit previously existed as 12 FBSU

Commanding Officers


23 Apr 07 - 09 Jun 08
Group Captain
Sunil Jayant Nanodkar
16555 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Naliya

10 Jun 08 - 14 Jun 09
Group Captain
Vellore Doraiswamy Eshwar
16994 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Naliya

15 Jun 09 - 03 Jul 11
Group Captain
Vinod Rangabhashayam
16811 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Naliya

01 Apr 14 - 09 Oct 16
Air Commodore
Ajay Grover
18095 F(P)
AOC
Naliya

10 Oct 16 - 25 Dec 17
Air Commodore
Saji Antony
19211 F(P)
AOC
Naliya

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