XVI Corps (India)

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The XVI Corps is a corps of the Indian Army raised on 1 June 1972. It has its headquarters at Nagrota Cantonment, Nagrota, Jammu district, Jammu and Kashmir. In 2005 IX Corps (India) was raised in part of the XVI Corps' area, taking over two of its divisions. Today it is reported to include 10th Infantry Division (India), headquartered at Akhnoor, 25th Infantry Division, headquartered at Rajauri and 39th Infantry Division, with its headquarters at Yol. Its current General Officer Commanding is Lieutenant General R R Nimbhorkar. The XVI Corps of the Indian Army is the largest wheeled formation in the world.

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  • Richard A. Renaldi and Ravi Rikhe, Indian Army Order of Battle, Orbat.com for Tiger Lily Books: A division of General Data LLC, ISBN 978-0-9820541-7-8, 2011.

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