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  • Corps Of Army Air Defence honoured with President’s Colours Award

    Published on September 28, 2019

    President Ram Nath Kovind presented the prestigious President’s Colours to the Corps of Army Air Defence at a function in Gopalpur in Ganjam district of Odisha.

    The award was given to the Crops on the occasion of 25 years of Army Air Defence College, AADC.

    It was received by Army AD Centre on behalf of the Corps of Army Air Defence.

    In his address, President Kovind recalled the glorious legacy of the Indian Armed Forces in protecting the unity, integrity and sovereignty of the nation, in general, and the Corps of Army Air Defence, in particular.

    The President’s Colours is the highest military honour for the organisation of the armed forces bestowed upon in recognition of exceptional services rendered by it to the nation, both during the war and in peace times.

    One of the youngest corps of Army, the Army Air Defence Corps bifurcated from the Regiment of Artillery in 1989 and established the Army Air Defence College.

    The AADC is the training school for the personnel of the Air Defence Corps.