XII Corps (India)

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XII Corps
Active 1987–Present
Country India
Branch Indian Army
Type Army Corps
Size Corps
Part of Army Southern Command
Garrison/HQ Jodhpur
Nickname(s) Desert Corps
Lt.Gen Bobby Mathews[1]
Lt Gen A K Chatterjee
Indian Army Corps (1947 - Present)
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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.[2]

It currently consists of:[2]


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