Now a video of it is going viral on social media.
New Delhi, Today, Army Day 2022 is being celebrated all over the country. On the 74th Raising Day of the Army, Indian soldiers today publicly unveiled their new Combat Uniform for the first time. In this new uniform, the commandos of the Parachute Regiment marched in the Parade Ground of Delhi Cantt. Now a video of it is going viral on social media.
According to the news, this new uniform can be introduced in the Indian Army by August 2022. This new uniform has been made with the help of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) through 15 patterns, 8 designs and 4 fabric options. Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Narvane (General MM Narvane) gave the main approval for this uniform Gave. According to officials, this uniform will give more comfort to the soldiers. Along with this, the new uniform will provide uniformity in the design.
#WATCH | Delhi: Indian Army’s Parachute Regiment commandos marching during the Army Day Parade in the new digital combat uniform of the Indian Army. This is the first time that the uniform has been unveiled in public. pic.twitter.com/j9D18kNP8B
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Slight changes have been made in the old uniform and this new uniform. In the current uniform, the shirt is inserted inside the pant and the belt is put on the outside. But, in the new uniform, the belt will be inside and the shirt will be outside. According to the army officer, this will make work easier. Some changes have also been made in the clothes.
The new combat uniform of the Indian Army was unveiled at the ‘Army Day’ parade, today. pic.twitter.com/2d1u8FwV9v
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According to sources, the camouflage (a color and pattern that is not visible and helps conceal) in the new uniform is much better. The army assessed the options and shortlisted four camouflage patterns, three designs and five fabrics. Let us tell you that along with America, the army of many countries uses digital patterns.
“Two infantry brigades, an artillery brigade and a Delhi Military Police unit were given 15 sets of combat uniforms to over 150 personnel,” the source said. There were different combinations of shortlisted patterns, designs and fabrics. Based on their feedback, the final prototype of the uniform has been selected. This uniform was presented in front of all military commanders at the Army Commanders Conference held last October.
Sources said that the new uniform will have a digital camouflage pattern, which will be exclusively for the force. Their fabric will be light but strong and dry quickly. This new uniform will be more convenient for the soldiers. The new uniform will be available in 13 different sizes and the fabric will have a 70:30 ratio of cotton and polyester. Soldiers will be able to get the new uniform only through the ordnance chain. Whereas, now it is also available in the market.
At present, around 300 pieces of approved prototypes are being prepared for all command headquarters to make all personnel familiar with it, the source said. It also includes 10-20 custom made uniforms.