Jammu: 28 September 2016, The Regiment of Artillery celebrated its 189th Gunners Day today at Chandimandir Military Station. The Gunners Day commemorates the raising of the first Artillery unit namely the “Bombay Battery” on 28 September 1827. A wreath laying ceremony was held to pay homage to its martyrs at “Veer Smriti” in Chandimandir.
The Regiment of Artillery is in a rapid phase of transition with the planned acquisition of a plethora of modern equipment. This will enhance its battle winning potential manifold. As always, professionalism remains the main focus of the Gunners.
The Regiment of Artillery has consistently done well in all roles assigned to it, be it in active operations across the entire spectrum of modern day conflict, on the international sports field or any other sphere of activity. Thanks to its strong leadership, professional culture and effective training methodologies, the Regiment of Artillery continues its quest for excellence and lives up to its motto “Sarvatra IZZAT – O – IQBAL” Meaning “Omnipresence with Honour and Glory”.
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