Through the three-day Aero India air present held this week, the elite Garud Particular Forces operatives supplied counter-terrorism cowl to the celebrated occasion.
The Garuds could possibly be seen deployed on the bottom on the venue and have been manning all of the excessive rise buildings in sniper position within the present attended by President Ramnath Kovind, Chief of Defence Workers Gen Bipin Rawat and the three providers chiefs together with defence ministers and different international Air Power heads and delegations.
“The Garuds created a sniper grid interposed with cellular assault components each on the bottom and within the air throughout the present,” Aero India officers stated.
India’s youngest Particular Power ‘Garud’ has acted as a drive multiplier within the Air Power and is presently deployed on China border in substantial numbers the place they have been deployed quickly after the Chinese language transgressions in March-April time-frame final 12 months.
The Garuds have proved their mettle in counter-terrorism operations with the Indian Military as they eradicated round 10 terrorists, together with the nephew of worldwide terrorist Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi in 2017, in a protracted operation unfold over months.
The drive was awarded one Ashok Chakra and several other different gallantry medals for these operations.