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Army Ordnance Corps celebrates its 247th raising day today

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 08, Apr 2022
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Army Ordnance Corps is celebrating its 247th raising day today. The Corps came into existence with the establishment of ‘Board of Ordnance’ on 8th April 1775. The Corps is entrusted with the onerous task of managing a large and complex inventory and providing logistic support to the Army.

In an exclusive message on All Indian Radio on the occasion, Lt Gen RKS Kushwaha, Director General Ordnance Services and Sr Colonel Commandant said that the Corps has taken a quantum jump in the modernization and technological advancements in recent times.

Talking about the major achievements of the Corps, the Lieutenant General emphasized that AOS proved its mettle on the Northern Borders recently.  

Mentioning the project Visphotak Mukt Bandargah, the DGOS said the Army Ordnance Corps has also risen on each occasion when called upon in aid to civil authorities. 

Sources : News on Air