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Army chief asks Para Brigade to be ready to deal with 'emerging challenges'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Bipin Sunday visited the Brigade and asked the formation to be prepared to "decisively deal" with "emerging challenges that may develop", said an

of Staff (COAS) reviewed operational readiness of the Brigade during his visit, said Army officer

"The Army directed the formations to ensure readiness and be prepared to decisively deal with emerging challenges that may develop," said the Army PRO.

The Brigade is a fully airborne brigade and is a decisive force multiplier, he said.

During 1971 operations, airborne operations by the Brigade accelerated the momentum of operations leading to surrender of Pakistan Armed Forces in Dacca (Bangladesh), he added.

The Army chief also complimented the Brigade for maintaining the highest standards of training, operational readiness, morale and motivation and exemplary synergy with the

was briefed on the readiness of the during the visit.

He also interacted with all ranks, reviewed their operational preparedness and specialist training, added Vaishnava.

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First Published: Sun, March 10 2019. 21:25 IST
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