Srinagar, Sep 29: GOC 15 Corps Lt Gen D P Pandey Wednesday felicitated the Gunners, the Regiment of Artillery, on the occasion of 195th Gunners Day.
Speaking to the Gunners at a function here, he appreciated the role of artillery in operations.
Lt Gen Pandey made a mention that the artillery had been a major battle winning arm and its importance continues in modern day warfare.
The Regiment of Artillery celebrates Gunners Day on 28 September every year.
The occasion marks the rising of the Five (Bombay) Mountain Battery on the same day in 1827, which presently forms part of 57 Field Regiment.