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Arunachal Scouts
Active 2010 – Present
Country  India
Branch Army
Type Infantry
Size 2 Battalions

Arunachal Scouts is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army. It was raised to defend India's border with Tibet in Arunachal Pradesh. It specializes in mountain warfare.

History

The proposal to raise the Arunachal Scouts along the lines of the illustrious Ladakh Scouts for defending the border with China was proposed by former Indian Army chief and Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, General J. J. Singh, in 2008. The proposal was approved by the Union Cabinet in 2009.[1]

The first battalion was raised in 2010.[2]

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