28 Air Defence Regiment affiliates with Madras Regiment

28 Air Defence Regiment affiliates with Madras Regiment

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Udhagamandalam :

The 28 Air Defence Regiment on Monday affiliated with Madras Regiment at an official ceremony at the Madras Regiment Centre at Wellington near here.The Air Defence Regiment was created from the 16th Battalion of Madras Regiment (Travancore) in Hyderabad in 1956 and the 62-year-old alliance came alive during the affiliation ceremony, an official press release said here.

The affiliation would lead to inter-arms relations facilitating better training and camaraderie, besides providing an opportunity to understand each other’s capabilities and share military knowledge, the release said.

The charter of affiliation was signed by Colonel of the Madras Regiment Lieutenant General Rajeev Ghopra and Director General Army Air Defence Colonel Commandant Lieutenant General A P Singh, it said.Commanding Officer 28 Air Defence Regiment attended the ceremony which saw attendance of serving officers, families and veterans, the release said.

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