What are Border Action Teams?

What are Border Action Teams? The raid by Pakistan special forces on the Indian patrol inside Indian Territory on the night of 05/06 August 2013 has brought into focus existence of Border Action Team (BAT), small groups of special troops with some highly trained terrorists who are employed for trans LC action upto a depth of one to three kms as the case may be.The core of such a group comprises of special commandos which in the case of Pakistan is the Special Services Group more popularly known as SSG. On the Indian side these are organized by normal infantry troops on the LC as well as Special Forces or SF in a tactical commando role. The task of BAT is essentially to dominate the LC by carrying out small scale disruptive actions in the form of surreptitious raids as was evident on 06 Au...
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