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8 Uniforms Of The Indian Army

Army men have everything about them, class apart. The gentlemen league is every bit of dashing , daring and dapper, be it about their precise haircut, confidence, style, the way they carry themselves or their uniforms.

One important thing that makes an army men any suave is his pride- his uniform. The Indian Army carry a variety of uniforms that reflects their personality. There are 8 types of uniforms in the Indian Army.

General Duty :- These are different for winters and summers. For winters, the officers wear a peach colour shirt, black tie and an olive green blazer along with a beret or a peak cap. This is called Dress 5 SD. Angola Shirt is worn by Some regiments also wear Angola shirt preserving certain colour of their traditions..  for Summer has all ranks in the standard Olive Greens. Interestingly, in 2005, Olive Greens were switched from Khaki to avoid similarity with that of Pakistan Army.

General Duty

Blue Patrol :- Blue Patrol is the dress code for ceremonial uniform during winters. The blue patrol is worn with a ‘bandgala’ coat. This dress could be used as a mess dress also. In this uniform, the shoulder pips are embodied with ranks on the coat. There is an exception in armored corps with a chain mail along with their ranks on the shoulder.

Blue Patrol

6A/6B :- The 6 Alpha is the white mess/formal dress for the Indian Army during winters just like blue patrol. Suited with a white coat and black trousers, it is less popular than the blue patrol, hence rarely worn. The 6 Bravo dress is also a mess dress for summer which is worn with a cummerbund having respective regimental colors.

Ceremonials :- Ceremonials are worn during military ceremonial occasions like a guard of honor, wreath-laying, military funeral, etc. These include wearing ceremonials with Dress SD during winters and half sleeves during summers. The ceremonials include neck scraf, cummerbund, medals, and decorations.

Ceremonials Uniforms Of The Indian Army

Combats :- This is the standard field uniform of Indian Army. The disruptive pattern uniform have a forest camouflage pattern and hence, is also called “Jungle Dress”. In winters, a sweater or a jacket is worn over it. The ranks on this dress are embroidered on flaps and the usual metal ranks are not worn. While in war or exercise, only the basics essay sale, rank and name are worn on the dress and other decorations are worn during peace. The soldiers wear this on all Fridays including in peace areas.

Combat Uniforms Of The Indian Army

Black :- The colour black is enough to ask for you to prove your mettle before owning this one. This ain’t usual dress code and are just as special as the men who wears it like the special forces such as NSG and men of the Armoured Corps.

Black Uniform Indian Army
  • Black Uniform of The Indian Army

Dungarees :- This uniform is basically meant for the officers of Army Aviation Corps.( Only during flying). Only rank and the name tab appears in the dungaree along with the aircraft symbol they are associated with them.

Dungarees Uniforms Of The Indian Army

Smocks :- If the men in black are considered heroes then Smock sure does make you a super hero. The dress itself has the quality to make a men wearing it, a flamboyant. The uniform is used by paratroopers of the Indian Army.

Hope this will add up to your knowledge. Stay tuned to Indian Defence Education (Brand Of Exams Crack).

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