- Nov 14, 2021
Army says move to raise 3 battalions part of ongoing reorganisation plan. Currently, there are over 400 infantry battalions in the Army.theprint.in
And the Bharat Rakshak link shared yesterday, showed 909 has battalion strength
Be it the icy glacier of Siachen, the dense jungles of the Northeast, the rugged terrain and lofty peaks of the Himalayas or even the simmering hot desert of the Thar, the infantry soldier is undeterred by all odds and stays vigilant 24*7 to act as our first line of defence along the frontiers...
From this article - An infantry battalion usually has a strength of 15-20 officers and 650-800 other ranks (JCOs, NCOs and ORs). RANK AND FILE An infantry battalion is commanded by an officer of the rank of a Colonel.
It seems like there is variation in troop strength depending upon the battalion . So both of us are correct it seems