Corps of Signals 100th Anniversary
1911 - 2011

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Thursday, 31 March 2011

India Post releases stamp on Corps of Signals

India post has released a stamp on Corps Of Signals. The Corps of Signals are more popularly known as the Information Warriors of the Indian Army Corps Of Signals (depicted on the stamp) have played an important role played by all ranks in enabling net centric warfare in the present information age. Raised on the 15 February 1911 as a separate entity under Lt Col S H Powell, the Indian Army Signal Corps contributed immensely during World War I and II. After Independence, Brig CHI Acehurst was the first head of the Corps of Signals. Major expansion of the corps took place after the 1965 and 1971 wars. The regimental colors were formally presented to the corps on 20 February 1965 and on 15 February 1981. The corps has a college of telecommunication and engineering at Mhow. The Corps of Signals has made rapid progress in establishing a world-class Information Communication Technologies (ICT) infrastructure and has also acquired capabilities to negate the same of our adversaries through effective use of electronic warfare and signal intelligence. The Corps of Signals has achieved a milestone by launching strategic broadband satellite network, ASCON and AWAN. It has graduated from pigeons to latest technologies like micro cellular, Wimax, software defined radios and has been successful in integrating these networks and systems to deliver the army the 'Network of Networks'.
India Post Released New Stamp on Corps of Signals


  1. I have a cover issued on diamond jubilee of Corps of signals in 1986 sigened by two Lt. generals and others.If i post a scan can you help me in identifying the persons who signed email id mention your email id also/

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