♦ COBRA is a special operations unit of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) of India.
♦ Combat troops are proficient in guerrilla tactics and jungle warfare.
♦ It was established in 2009 to deal with the Naxal problem.
♦ It is deployed against insurgent groups engaged in asymmetric warfare.
♦ Currently, there are 10 CoBRA camps.
♦ These battalions are among the most experienced and successful law enforcement agencies.
♦ Up to now, these camps are an all-male unit. For the first time, a female team was introduced.