Air Defence College


Date Raised : 1980-03-15 Location : Memuara
It was established in 1958 at Jodhpur as the Control & Reporting (C & R) School. The college trains fighter controllers of the Indian Air Force. It moved to Memaura in 1972. Control & Reporting (C & R) School was upgraded on March 15, 1980, and rechristened as the Air Defence College. At present the college conducts various courses which include Fighter Controllers' Course, Advanced Fighter Controllers' Course, Senior Sector Controllers' Course, Air Defence Indoctrination Course, Joint Air Defence Instructors' Course and Naval Officers’ Orientation Course.
Unit previously existed as C&R

Commanding Officers


15 Mar 80 - 23 Aug 81
Wing Commander
Mohan Dharamdas Lalvani
5658 F(P)
CO
Memura

14 Sep 81 - 01 Jan 83
Wing Commander
Jehangir Jall Master
6860 F(P)
CO
Memura

10 Apr 83 - 22 Feb 87
Wing Commander
Peter Keith Pinto
8419 F(P)
CO
Memura

12 Apr 87 - 16 Jun 91
Wing Commander
Inderjit Singh Chaudhary
11814 F(N)
CO
Memura

26 Aug 91 - 24 May 93
Wing Commander
Kalwant Singh Brar
12026 F(P)
CO
Memura

24 May 93 - 29 Aug 94
Wing Commander
Narendra Pratap Sahi
12037 F(P)
CO
Memura

26 Sep 94 - 22 Sep 96
Wing Commander
Satish Kumar Midha
13643 ADM
CO
Memura

26 Nov 96 - 27 Jul 97
Wing Commander
Sudhir Bajaj
14942 ADM
CO
Memura

28 Jul 97 - 14 May 00
Wing Commander
Satvir Singh Rana
14383 ADM
CO
Memura

15 May 00 - 28 Jul 02
Wing Commander
Mahesh Kumar Malik
15743 ADM
CO
Memura

05 Aug 02 - 27 Jun 04
Wing Commander
Shashank Narayan Naidu
16262 ADM
CO
Memura

28 Jun 04 - 30 Apr 06
Wing Commander
Devi Prasad Pani
16428 ADM
CO
Memura

18 Aug 08 -
Wing Commander
Pradeep Singh Yadav
17495 ADM
CO
Memura

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