Intelligence corps celebrate 73rd raising day

Intelligence Corps has been at the forefront, providing real time and close intelligence support to the Army.

PTI| Updated: Nov 01, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Jammu: Raised to provide real-time and close intelligence support to the army, both in peace and in war time, the Army's Intelligence Corps on Sunday celebrated its 73rd raising day at the Northern Command at Udhampur.

Since its inception the intelligence Corps has been at the forefront, providing real time and close intelligence support to the Army, both in peace and war times, a defence spokesman said.

He said that the contribution of unsung heroes who operate behind the scenes has come in for appreciation in Operation 'Pawan' in Sri Lanka, Operation 'Vijay' in Kargil, Operation 'Rakshak' in J&K, besides counter-insurgency operations in the North East.

"The Intelligence Corps is an effective part of the national grid along with sister intelligence agencies. With complex Intelligence challenges emerging in modem warfare, besides internal security issues, Intelligence corps has evolved over the years both in human and technical intelligence fields as a potent force multiplier," he said.

Army Commander, Lt Gen D S Hooda, while extending his greetings to personnel of the Army's Northern Command Intelligence Corps urged them to continue working in the spirit of the corps motto 'Sada Satrak'.