Integrated Battle Groups on Pakistan, China borders soon

News:Indian Army is planning to raise Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) along the borders with Pakistan and China that will help it carry out swift strikes in case of war. Facts: About Integrated Battle groups: IBGs are brigade-sized, agile, self-sufficient combat formations which can swiftly launch strikes against adversary in case of hostilities. Each IBG would… Continue reading Integrated Battle Groups on Pakistan, China borders soon

Army may trim 27,000 from non-core units

Recently,the army has planned to reduce its manpower by about 27,000 soldiers as well as restructure them for better efficiency and effectiveness. This proposed reduction is part of the larger reforms to transform the Army into a lean, mean, rapidly-deployable and operationally versatile force  The army has planned to reduce the manpower by around 1.5… Continue reading Army may trim 27,000 from non-core units

Army’s first Integrated Battle Groups to be structured by end of next month

According to a report,Integrated Battle Groups(IBGs) which the Army plans to create as part of overall force transformation is close to implementation. Integrated Battle Groups(IBGs) are brigade-sized, agile, self-sufficient combat formations which can swiftly launch strikes against adversary in case of hostilities. Each IBG would be tailor-made based on Threat, Terrain and Task and resources… Continue reading Army’s first Integrated Battle Groups to be structured by end of next month