|43 Armoured Regiment|
|Active||1981 – present|
युध्यस्व विगतज्वरः |
"Yudhyasva Vigat Jwar"
|Colors||Sky Blue and Navy Blue|
|Equipment||MBT Arjun |
|Lt Gen MJS Kahlon, AVSM|
|Lt Gen BM Kapur|
|Abbreviation||43 Armd Regt|
43 Armoured Regiment is an armoured regiment of the Indian Army.
The Regiment after its formation has served in Kapurthala, Sri Ganganagar, Ratnuchak, Pathankot, Lalgarh Jattan, Bikaner and Jaisalmer. The Regiment was presented the ‘President’s Standards’ at Jaisalmer in 2016 by General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, on behalf of the President of India, Mr Pranab Mukherjee. The Regiment had the honour of participating in the annual Republic Day parade on many occasions.
The Regiment had the Vijayanta tanks at the time of raising. It was handed six pre-production series of the MBT Arjun in 1993, being the first Regiment to use these tanks. From 1995, it had a mix of T-55 and Arjun tanks. In 2009, the Regiment received its full complement of Arjun Tanks.
The Regimental badge comprises a chariot being led by four horses depicting the four squadrons. The reins of the horses are steered by the Commandant, while the Adjutant stands astride holding the high the Regimental colours. The colours of the Regiment are Sky Blue (signifies limitedness) over Navy Blue (signifies fearlessness). The Regimental motto is “Yudhyasva Vigat Jwar” which means “To Fight With A Calm And Determined Mind”.
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