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Sunday, January 10, 2010

Corps of Signals' Centenary this year:Vet. Prabhjot Singh Chhatwal PLS Retd.

Corps of Signals’ centenary this year :Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, January 10.The Corps of Signals, the Army’s information warriors, are celebrating their centenary this year. Many events spread across the year are being organised at various places to commemorate the occasion. The celebrations would begin with the release of the centenary brochure and Corps of Signals film by the President on February 15. Besides Delhi, events would be held in all operational commands of the Army and the Corps’ principal training institutions.
Seminars on communication and technical displays, displays by sky-diving teams, IAF’s Surya Kiran aerobatics team, Corps’ bands, dare-devils riders and martial arts experts, release of commemorative stamp and first day cover, inter-command sports competitions, adventure sports and social events are part of the centenary calendar.
A joint display by dare-devil motorcycle riders from the Corps of Signals and the Royal Corps of Signals, United Kingdom, is also expected at Jabalpur though it is yet to be finalised. The Corps of Signals was raised on February 15, 1911, and the journey has been a saga of rich heritage, professional excellence and operations. In recent years, it has taken rapid strides in establishing state-of-the-art information and communication technologies infrastructure in the Army and also laid modern communication networks in UN missions.
The Corps has successfully integrated various networks and systems, including satellites to deliver the “Network of Networks” to the Army. Mobile satellite communication is also being introduced, which would further enhance the communication capability of the Corps.

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