The Garud Commando Force is the special forces unit of the Indian Air Force. It was formed in September 2004 and has a current strength of approximately 1080 personnel. The unit derives its name from Garuda, a divine bird-like creature of Hindu Mythology. Garud is tasked with the protection of critical Air Force bases and installations; search and rescue during peace and hostilities and disaster relief during calamities.Presently, Garud's are deployed in Congo as part of the UN peace keeping operations.

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  • The Garud Commando Force is the special forces unit of the Indian Air Force. It was formed in September 2004 and has a current strength of approximately 1080 personnel. The unit derives its name from Garuda, a divine bird-like creature of Hindu Mythology. Garud is tasked with the protection of critical Air Force bases and installations; search and rescue during peace and hostilities and disaster relief during calamities.Presently, Garud's are deployed in Congo as part of the UN peace keeping operations. (en)
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  • Classified (estimated at 1080 personnel)
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  • ॥प्रहार से सुरक्षा॥(Translation: Defence by Offence)
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  • Direct Action
  • Special Reconnaissance
  • Air Assault
  • Special Operations
  • Counter Terrorism
  • Unconventional Warfare
  • Airborne Operations
  • Airfield Seizure
  • COINSpecial operations
  • Combat Search and Rescue
  • Foreign Internal Defence
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  • Garud Commandos at Aero India 2011
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  • Headquarters
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  • Commando Badge
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  • 2004-02-06 (xsd:date)
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  • The Garud Commando Force is the special forces unit of the Indian Air Force. It was formed in September 2004 and has a current strength of approximately 1080 personnel. The unit derives its name from Garuda, a divine bird-like creature of Hindu Mythology. Garud is tasked with the protection of critical Air Force bases and installations; search and rescue during peace and hostilities and disaster relief during calamities.Presently, Garud's are deployed in Congo as part of the UN peace keeping operations. (en)
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  • Garud Commando Force (en)
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  • Garud Commando Force (en)
  • गरुड़ कमांडो बल (en)
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