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 Southern 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.
It's part of the southern command, and not southwestern command as erroneously mentioned
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