Army Chief reviews operational preparedness of Spear Corps

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday visited on a two-day visit  at  Rangapahar Military Station to review operational preparedness of Army Formations in the region. 

Eastern Command General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Lieutenant General MM Naravane received the army chief. 

General Officer Commanding Spear Corps Lieutenant General Rajeev Sirohi briefed him on his arrival. 

The Spear Corps, besides undertaking extensive Counter Insurgency operations in North Eastern states is also responsible for operations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh. 

The Army Chief expressed satisfaction with the operational preparedness along the LAC and appreciated the conduct of people friendly Counter Insurgency operations by the Spear Corps, a defence PRO said.

He complimented the troops for ensuring peace and tranquility in the region by their dedicated hard work in difficult terrain and operational conditions. 

He interacted with the officers and troops of Spear Corps and asked them to work tirelessly and in a professional manner to accomplish their task. 

The Army Chief is also scheduled to visit Kohima and Itanagar.

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