Indian Marine Commandos or MARCOS
Marcos are the best Indian commandos who are equally capable to fighting on land, water & air. These are specially skilled commandos who can deal with all kinds of drastic situations.
Training period & slogan
Training period of Marcos is2 years which is quite a long period but necessary as well as these commandos are trained to do the most difficult jobs & their slogan is We fight only to win. Training of these commandos is the toughest & not many trainees manage to pass it.
Success rate of the trainees for becoming Marcos
Training of these commandos is so hard & difficult that only 15% of the trainees manage to get through that arduous training & become Marcos which is a very low success rate & persons who are both physically & mentally tough manage to pass that training period.
Things in which these commandos are expert
1) Expert in shooting in both light & dark
2) Martial Arts
3) Parachute jumping
4) Freefall jumping
6) Jumping from helicopter through a rope
Salary of these commandos
Salary of these commandos is just 28,000 rupees a month which is very low keeping in view the kind of dangerous work these people do. Government must do something to increase their salary & provide more facilities to them & their families.
Biggest achievement so far
Success rate of these commandos so far has been 100% & they have succeeded in various difficult missions but the biggest achievement of these commandos so far has been the elimination of terrorist of 26/11 Mumbai attacks which shook the whole county & many people lost their lives in that attack but many more would have lost their lives if these commandos hadn't done their duty as clinically & efficiently as they did.
Number of Marcos currently functioning in India
At present there are 2000 Marcos on duty in India which is a good enough number & that number of commados is certainly needed to tackle increasing menace of terrorism.
Salary is not 28K. Is it ?
It depends on rank. On an avg it is abt 60k
Correct me if I am wrong
marcos are part of indian navy and their salary will be 15000+5400+6000+13500(marcos) perks and allowances not included.