Conclusion of the 37th Infantry Commanders’ Conference in Mhow
The 37th Infantry Commanders’ Conference, a two-day event, concluded successfully at the Infantry School in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday. The conference, held every two years, was presided over by General Manoj Pande, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), and addressed a wide range of critical issues related to infantry operations, training, capability development, and technology integration.
Key Highlights of the Conference
- Assessing Infantry Capabilities: The conference thoroughly evaluated the capabilities of the infantry in both conventional warfare scenarios and counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations. It aimed to make necessary decisions to enhance infantry capabilities in preparation for future challenges.
- Showcasing Latest Acquisitions: During the conference, the infantry presented its latest acquisitions in various domains, including lethality, mobility, battlefield transparency, situational awareness, and survivability. Demonstrations of recently acquired advanced New Generation Weapons & Equipment systems instilled confidence in the infantry’s ability to counter adversaries effectively.
- Hybrid Mode: The conference was conducted in a hybrid mode, with some participants physically present at Mhow and others attending online from major military stations across the country. This approach allowed for wider participation and engagement.
- High-Level Participation: The conference witnessed the presence of senior military leaders, including the Vice Chief of Army Staff, six General Officers Commanding-in-Chief, seventeen officers with the rank of Lieutenant Generals, and fourteen officers with the rank of Major Generals. Colonels of the Infantry Regiments and Regimental Center Commandants also participated.
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