XII Corps (India)
|Part of||Army Southern Command|
|Lt.Gen Bobby Mathews|
|Lt Gen A K Chatterjee|
|Indian Army Corps (1947 - Present)|
|XI Corps||XIV Corps|
XII Corps is a corps of the Indian Army. It is the only corps in the Army’s Jaipur-based South Western Command. With two combat divisions on the order of battle of Southern Command and increasing operational importance of the desert sector, by January 1987, a Corps Headquarters was sanctioned. HQ 12 Corps was raised at Jodhpur under Lt Gen A K Chatterjee in February 1987, during the volatile days of Operation Trident.
It currently consists of:
- 4th Armoured Brigade
- 34th Infantry Brigade (Amphibious)
- 11th Infantry Division headquartered at Ahmedabad
- 12th Infantry Division headquartered at Jodhpur. Amongst 12th Division's units is the 140th Armoured Brigade, which has two regiments equipped with Arjun tanks.
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