I Corps (India)
For the First World War corps, see I Corps (British India)
|Part of||South Western Command (India)|
|Engagements||Indo-Pakistani War of 1965|
|Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh|
|General Nirmal Chander Vij
General Joginder Jaswant Singh
Lt Gen KK Singh
Lt Gen PO Dunn
|Indian Army Corps (1947 - Present)|
I Corps, headquartered at Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, is a military field formation of the Indian Army, created in 1965. It was still being raised when it was despatched to the front in 1965. It conducted a counteroffensive during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965. In the 1971 war against Pakistan, it took part in the Battle of Basantar.
- X Sector
- Indian 36th Infantry Division (8, 115 Brigades initially)
- 39th Infantry Division
- 54th Infantry Division
- 4th Infantry Division (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh), also called "Red Eagle'
- 6th Mountain Division (Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh)
- 33rd Armoured Division ((Hisar Military Station, Haryana)) consists of 33 Artillery Brigade, 39th Armoured Brigade (formerly 39th Mechanised Brigade), 57 Armoured Brigade (formerly 57th Mechanised Brigade) and 88 Armoured Brigade (formerly 88th Mechanised Brigade). 8th Battalion (Brigade of the Guards) in a mechanised profile, was assigned to 57 Armoured Brigade of 33 Armoured Division
- 42 Artillery Division (India), HQ Ambala Cantonment, Haryana appears to be part of II Corps of Western Command and not the I Corps of South Western Command
- 627 (I) Independent Mechanised Air Defence Brigade headquartered at Kota in Rajasthan seems to be part of X Corps and not the I Corps. Both I Corps and X Corps are part of South Western Command.
- National Defense University, Indian I Corps
- Globalsecurity.org, 40 Artillery Division, accessed 25 July 2010