Bengaluru, November 20: In a spectacular display of the Indian Army Service Corps (ASC), 58 men created a new world record on Sunday when they mounted on a single 500 cc Royal Enfield motorcycle and rode it for a distance of 1200 meters as part of a display at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bangaluru. Also Read - India Army GD Recruitment 2021: Golden Opportunity For Class 10th Passed Candidates to Get a Job Without Exams | DIRECT Link to Apply, Check Vacancy, Other Details
Dressed in a Tricolour apparel, team driver Subedar Rampal Yadav steered the sturdy bike, with its leader Major Bunny Sharma on the vanguard while other members stood behind and around the flanks that was attached to the bullet. Also Read - Indian Army Recruitment 2021: Application for 100 Soldier General Duty Posts In Women Military Police Released
The ‘Tornadoes’ broke the previous record of 56 men set in 2010 by the Army Signal Corps (Daredevils) from the Indian Army. Also Read - In a First, Two Women Army Officers to Undergo Helicopter Pilot Training
The team right now holds a total of 19 world and national records and was formed in 1982 under the aegis of Colonel C N Rao and Captain J P Verma.
The ‘Tornadoes’ team name has ever since been synonymous with daring stunts and record-breaking feats.
The team’s first appearance at the IX Asiad Games in 1982 in New Delhi, created a worldwide sensation. Since then the team has performed in over 1000 shows within and outside India. The team comprises of 39 members with two senior officers, two JCOs and 35 junior ranks.
(With input from agencies)