- Sep 13, 2010
Paras are a lost cause, nothing willMy thoughts are i see that getting standardised across Marcos in the next few years max 5 years.
Para i have no hope from..they are the village tau who no matter how hard u bang ur head wouldnt understand.
My prediction Garuds will be second.
Garuds needs to figure out what they are first before they can hope to match anywhere near MARCOs. It seems post Pathankot they’ve embraced (even more) being the SWAT of the IAF. If they realised they wanted to be the premier CSAR unit of India things could change but I struggle to see massive capability enhancements without a clear doctrine
+ for the Nth to anyone reading- AFSOD means zilch when it comes to modernisation, it has no CAPEX budget, it has no separate cadre. It’s a proof of concept expertise for maybe one day after the commies have given a suitable a$$ whooping to build a dedicated SOCOM on