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SF 10 to be equipped with sophisticated weapons

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

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SHILLONG, May 2: The first Meghalaya elite commando force known as the Special Force 10 (SF-10) will be equipped with state of the art weapons and equipment that multiplies their striking abilities at the militants even during midnight, officials said.

While addressing the SF-10 Commandos, Meghalaya Director General of Police (DGP), Rajiv Mehta also said that these SF-10 Commandos will be equipped with state of the art equipment for jungle survival under all types of environment, including the monsoon seasons.

During his address, Mehta highlighted the on-going Operation Hillstorm 3 in Garo Hills.

The DGP also said that more commandos are being sent to Garo Hills for sustained counter insurgence operations for the next three to six months.

“Highly trained and well equipped SF-10 Commandos will be inducted into Garo Hills to supplement Operations teams always camping in Durama Hills,” Mehta said.

These Commandos are briefed about the on-going operations in Garo Hills.

Police said that the SF-10 Commandos are rearing to go into Durama jungles to neutralize GNLA and other militant groups.

DGP is persolly reviewing the commando training of SF-10 and emphasis is on psychological toughness to withstand weather and other environmental challenges and at the same time maintain operatiol striking abilities even during midnight. This is the key training component of SF-10.

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