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Indian Army plans integrated battlegroups

13th January 2019 - 23:00 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi

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The Indian Army, in an endeavour to advance operational competency and to counter plummeting budgets, is making swift restructuring moves as part of Land Warfare Doctrine 2018. A major effort is being put into integrated battlegroups (IBG) to be positioned facing the western and northern borders with Pakistan and China respectively.

The first two IBGs will hold exercises in May, Chief of Army Staff Bipin Rawat said at an annual press conference on 10 January.

The IBGs incorporate air, infantry, artillery and armoured elements. Around 140 ‘terrain-specific’ IBGs are being created as a comprehensive force, with a strength of up

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