India's Special Forces-history And Future Of Special Forces by P C KatochIndia's Special Forces-history And Future Of Special Forces by P C Katoch

India's Special Forces-history And Future Of Special Forces

byP C Katoch, Saikat Datta

Paperback | January 7, 2015

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Employment till now of our nascent Special Forces have been analyzed including whether our Special Forces have actually been employed or used as Special Forces or primarily used in counter insurgency operations for which we have any number of other units available. The book brings out whether a rare resource like Special Forces should or should not be employed for such missions that can be performed by a host of other groups. In the backdrop of 21st Century threats, what should be the Special Forces structure in India, their concept of employment and doctrine? These are the other questions this book has attempted to answer.
Lt Gen P C Katoch, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SC, a third generation army officer, superannuated as Director General Information Systems of Indian Army in 2009. A Special Forces officer, he participated in the 1971 India-Pakistan War, commanded a Special Forces Battalion in Sri Lanka, a Brigade on Siachen Glacier, a Division in Ladakh and a Str...
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Title:India's Special Forces-history And Future Of Special ForcesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:January 7, 2015Publisher:Vij Books IndiaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9384464058

ISBN - 13:9789384464059

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Table of Contents

Section I - The Para Commando Years (1965-1990)Chapter 1: Meghdoot ForceChapter 2: From Meghdhoot to 1971 Indo-Pak War and BeyondChapter 3: Conversion and Counter-TerrorismChapter 4: An Idea Whose Time Had ComeChapter 5: Op Pawan : The IPKF Experience Section II - The Special Forces Years (1990 and Beyond)Chapter 1: Op Rakshak: Counter Insurgency EmploymentChapter 2: Op Vijay: The Kargil ConflictChapter 3: Op Black Torando: NSG OperationsChapter 4: Still Birth Special Forces Regiment and Special Forces Training SchoolChapter 5: Special Forces and Airborne ForcesChapter 6: Existing Status - Indian Special Forces Section III - The FutureChapter 1: 21st Century Challenges and Warfare 2030Chapter 2: Foreign Special Forces EmploymentChapter 3: Why India Needs Special Forces Chapter 4: Doctrinal and Conceptual IssuesChapter 5: Indian Special Forces - Circa 2030