X Corps (India)
|Part of||South Western Command|
|Lt Gen P C Thimmaya|
|Indian Army Corps (1947 - Present)|
|IX Corps||XI Corps|
X Corps is a corps of the Indian Army. It is based in Bhatinda and is a part of South Western Command. It was formed around 1976, and 18th Infantry Division was raised at about the same time. 24th Infantry Division was formed in 1978. (Renaldi and Rikhye 2011, 26)
X Corps had been raised at Bhatinda to reduce XI Corps' load, while the new corps took over south Punjab and north Rajasthan. It has two of the army's Reorganised Army Plains Infantry Divisions (RAPIDs).
It consists of:
- 16th Infantry Division headquartered at Sri Ganganagar
- 18th Infantry Division (India) (RAPID) Kota
- 24th Infantry Division (India) (RAPID) Bikaner, Rajasthan. In 2001, Division Artillery and 180th Armoured Brigade were at Bikaner, 25th Infantry Brigade was at Bhatinda, and an unidentified infantry brigade was at Lalgarh Jattan.
- 6th Independent Armoured Brigade (in the Pathankot area?)
- 615th Independent Air Defence Brigade (2 Battalions of Shilka & Tunguska and 1 Battalion of SA-6 and SA-13).
- 471st Engineering Brigade
- Mandeep Bajwa and Ravi Rikhye, Indian Army RAPID Divisions Archived November 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine., February 11, 2001
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