Army Commanders Conference to look at force restructuring and modernization

"This refers to forces restructuring especially in light of the security environment in the region. The commanders will be looking at increasing mobility and modernization of the forces. The restructuring would 'naturally' be in light of the existing army doctrine, Cold Start," said one army officer.

T he Army Commanders Conference began on Monday and is to focus on ‘macro level issues pertaining to military strategy, operational logistics and matters impacting the welfare and enhancement of satisfaction level amongst all ranks’.

‘The conference will address in specific strategic restructuring and reorganizing of Indian Army’ according to the release issued by the Ministry of Defense.

One army officer familiar with the agenda told StratPost, “This refers to forces restructuring especially in light of the security environment in the region. The commanders will be looking at increasing mobility and modernization of the forces.”

Interestingly, the officer added the restructuring would ‘naturally’ be in light of the existing army doctrine, Cold Start.

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Follow Saurabh Joshi on Twitter @ http://www.twitter.com/saurabhjoshi Saurabh is a journalist based in New Delhi, India who has worked in print, television as well as internet news media. Besides defense and strategy, his past assignments have included reporting from Kashmir, coverage of terror strikes as well as election coverage from all over India. He has a Bachelors degree in Journalism (Honors) as well as a law degree (LLB), both from the University of Delhi.
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