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NSG commandos debut at Republic Day parade

New Delhi: India`s elite counter-terrorism force, the National Security Guard (NSG), on Thursday made its debut at the Republic Day parade here.

A contingent of some 60 commandoes in their black overalls and full armed gear marched on the Rajpath, giving a ceremonial salute to President Pranab Mukherjee.

The other commandos were on seven vehicles with hydraulic ladders mounted on them.

NSG`s anti-hijacking van `Sherpa` – a bulletproof armoured vehicle that can withstand powerful explosions and can be driven underwater and on steep inclines – also made its debut in the parade.

Source: Zee News