Indian Marine Commandos Or Marcos - One Of The Best Commandos Of The World To Tackle Terrorism
Posted Date: 17-Jul-2011
The following article talks about one of the world's best commandos from India called Marcos or Marine commandos of India. The job of these commandos is to perform the most dangerous operations like elimination of terrorists & various other dangerous tasks which no one else can do. These commandos are an tool against terrorism which has now crossed all boundaries & has become a world phenomena. These commandos can be equated with the Navy SEAL commandos of America.
Indian Marine Commandos or 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 is
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
on duty in India which is a good enough number & that number of commados is certainly needed to tackle increasing menace of terrorism.
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Responses to "Indian Marine Commandos Or Marcos - One Of The Best Commandos Of The World To Tackle Terrorism"
Guest Author: Adam 22 Sep 2014
Salary is not 28K. Is it ?
It depends on rank. On an avg it is abt 60k
Correct me if I am wrong
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