77 Signal Unit


Date Raised : 1989-08-16 Location : Samana (Jamnagar)
77 SU setup in 1989 as one of the first unit operating the THD-1955 radar at a village called Samara, about 55 km from Jamnagar. After extensive trials of the radar, the unit was designated as the ADDC for Saurashtra Sector in June 1991 and has played that role ever since.

Commanding Officers


16 Aug 89 - 20 Apr 92
Wing Commander
Rajinder Kumar
11833 F(N)
CO
Samana

15 May 92 - 31 Jan 94
Wing Commander
Ashok Kumar Budhraja
8960 F(P)
CO
Samana

07 Feb 94 - 31 Oct 96
Group Captain
K B Singh

Stn Cdr
Samana

01 Nov 96 - 30 Apr 00
Group Captain
Atul Chaudhury
13935 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Samana

01 May 00 - 28 Jul 02
Group Captain
Harinder Singh Chahal
14280 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Samana

01 Aug 02 - 31 May 04
Group Captain
Prakash Babulal Patel
14555 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Samana

23 Aug 04 - 16 Jul 06
Group Captain
Amit Dev
16972 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Samana

17 Jul 06 - 06 Jul 08
Group Captain
Meenakshi Chandramouli
16997 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Samana

07 Jul 08 - 18 Apr 10
Group Captain
Chandra Shekhar Malik
18576 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Samana

19 Apr 10 - 06 May 12
Group Captain
Ajay Grover
18095 F(P)
Stn Cdr
Samana

07 May 12 - 08 Sep 13
Group Captain
----------------
99999
Stn Cdr
Samana

09 Sep 13 - 30 Nov 15
Group Captain
----------------
99999
Stn Cdr
Samana

30 Nov 15 - 14 Dec 18
Group Captain
----------------
99999
Stn Cdr
Samana

15 Dec 18 - 07 Jul 19
Wing Commander
M K Singh

Stn Cdr
Samana

08 Jul 19 -
Group Captain
----------------
99999
Stn Cdr
Samana

Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.