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Aditya Ballal

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So that Crye JPC-looking plate carrier spotted on Paras recently is an indigenous make from Olive Planet (which used to be just a store, but now seems to be getting into making their own kit). I bought several items from them in the past, they didn't use to make anything back then.

Another Plate Carrier by Olive Planet for standard issue square cut plates of the Indian Armed forces.
Also note, both the owners of Olive Planet are veterans.
 

abingdonboy

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So a lot of these units conduct courses from unit funds in isolation.. and these trainers after teaching one course at the unit will put it up on their website to boost their credibility.

If you ask who is training Indian SOF units on a regular basis, thats Kanishka Sharma. His syllabus is implemented for students at most of these units, and also at SFTS, Nahan. And there is a cadre of CQC instructors from amongst Para SF, who teach CQC at Nahan, they keep coming periodically to this guy for continuous skill development.

With regard to your question about firearms training, anybody with enough money, and a basic level of skillset can go abroad and do courses from places like EBSSA, and become qualified enough to teach these units with enough practice put in on ranges. Especially, if you plan on doing this as a career.
You’d be surprised by how many of the top western units get civilians to do high level training modules

Sadly india does the same but with untrained amateurs like that husband and wife team and imposters like Shifuji

Hopefully these contractors also hire up ex SF instructors to create a niche but rich area of expertise that can flow all over India
 

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