Army displays new combat uniform for first time | Latest News India

Army Day 2022: Commandos from the Parachute Regiment were dressed in the new combat fatigues as they marched through the parade ground in Delhi Cantt.

On its 74th founding day, the Indian Army on Saturday unveiled its new combat uniform in public for the first time, as commandos from the Parachute Regiment, dressed in the new uniform, marched through the Delhi parade ground Cant the army day.

ANI news agency shared a clip of the commandos marching in the army’s new combat gear.

It was reported in December of last year, the army will showcase its new combat fatigues at the 2022 Army Day Parade. The new uniform, which replaces decades-old combat fatigues, features a digital camouflage pattern , similar to that used by the British Army. It is likely to be introduced into the Indian Army by August this year.

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The new uniform was created in association with the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) and, according to officials, will provide soldiers with more comfort, as well as uniformity in design. It was designed keeping in mind the work demands of the army and the need for uniformity in soldiers’ combat fatigues.

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Within the force, combat fatigues are worn by troops in operational areas, while officers, stationed at the army headquarters in New Delhi, don these garments every Friday to show solidarity with soldiers. posted in forward areas. Also, the new uniform, unlike the existing one, will not require the shirt to be tucked inside the pants.

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