IAF salutes Garud commandos on 86th Air Force Day

Zee Media Bureau | Oct 08, 2018, 18:02 PM IST

Indian Air Force honoured its Garud commandos on the occasion of the 86th Air Force Day celebrations. (Photo: Twitter/@IAF_MCC)


Garud commandos form IAF's special task force of elite warriors. Established in 2004, Garud commandos take part in a number missions - both during peace as well as during wars and/or conflict. (Photo: Twitter/@IAF_MCC)



Garud commandos are primarily tasked with securing key and sensitive IAF installations. In addition, they are charged with carrying out combat, rescue and relief operations as per requirement. (Photo: Twitter/@IAF_MCC)



The elite unit is equipped with state-of-the-art weapons systems, special equipments and gears to counter any threat. (Photo: Twitter/@IAF_MCC)



The commandos have to pass a gruelling training session to be part of the Garud unit. (Photo: Twitter/@IAF_MCC)


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