First Women Team of COBRA Commando Unit Was Inducted

08 February 2021 Current Affairs:A maiden team of 34 women CRPF staff was introduced into a special jungle warfare commando called CoBRA. The task force will now be deployed in India’s anti-Nazi operations grid.

Highlights:
♦ 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.
 

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