Major General AK Dhingra appointed as the first Chief of the Armed Forces Special Operations Division. The tri-services formation will have Special Forces commandos from Army’s Parachute Regiment, Navy’s MARCOS and Air Force’s Garud Commando Force.
The Armed Forces Special Operations Division will be the army’s special force during combat. The Ministry of Defence has entrusted it to Major General Dhingra.
The division will boost India’s capability to conduct frequent surgical strikes like tactical operations and secret missions.
It will reportedly carry out secretive missions both within and outside the country. The focus of this tri-service special force will be to conduct anti-terror missions targeting terror infrastructure.