You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Govt considering setting up special ops division comprising best talents of 3 services

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government is considering setting up a special operations division comprising the best talents from the three services with an aim to deploy them in special missions and operations, military sources said.

They said the broad contours of the division were being discussed among the key stakeholders.

The special operation division may be tasked to deal with specific operations, which may have serious security implications for the country, the sources said.

The division is likely to comprise personnel from the special forces of the Air Force, the and the

The idea of setting up such a division came up after the surgical strikes carried out by the in 2016, targeting several terror launchpads across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, sources said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 21:20 IST