Military


Southern Command

Southern Command is headquartered at Poona and is responsible for Gujrat and Maharashtra. It consists of the XII and the XXI Corps. At a solemn ceremony, Lt Gen GS Sihota, GOC-in-C marked the raising of 41 Artillery Division by presenting Maj Gen RS Jambusarwalla, MG, Artillery, Southern Command a trophy. With the raising of the Artillery Division, a long-felt need of synergised fire-power for Southern Command had been fulfilled. As of early 2002 the 50th Independent Parachute Brigade and the 333rd Missile Group (Prithvi unit) were believed to have deployed to Punjab and Rajasthan.

             CityLatitudeLong
SouthComPoona 1832'N7352'E
333 Missile GrpU/I Location ____'N____'E

50 Ind Parachute BDE
U/I Location ____'N____'E

41th Artillery Div
Pune ____'N____'E

XII Corps
Jodhpur 2617'N7301'E

4 Armored BDE
U/I Location ____'N____'E

340 Mech BDE
U/I Location ____'N____'E

U/I Artillery BDE
U/I Location ____'N____'E

11 Infantry Division
Golden Katar
U/I Location ____'N____'E

12 Infantry Division
Jodhpur 2617'N7301'E

XXI Corps
Bhopal 2316'N7724'E

U/I Artillery BDE
U/I Location ____'N____'E

U/I Air Def BDE
U/I Location ____'N____'E

U/I Eng BDE
U/I Location ____'N____'E

U/I Heli Sqn
U/I Location ____'N____'E

31 Armored Division
U/I Location ____'N____'E

36 RAPID
Sagor 2236'N7536'E
115 Infantry BrigadeJaffna
5 Bn The First Gorkha Rifles
72 Infantry BrigadeJaffna
4 Bn./5 Gorkha Regiment
13 Sikh LI Bn
41 Infantry BrigadeJaffna
5 Rajputana Rifles

54 Infantry Division
Hissar 2910'N7543'E
47 Infantry Brigade (Trincomalee
Batticoloa
Amparai)
76 Infantry Brigade (Munnar
Vavuniya
Mulliativu)
91 Infantry Brigade (Jaffna)
1 Maratha Light Infantry Bn
5 Madras Bn
8 Mahar Bn



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