Indian defence structure.

Indian Defence

  • The President of India is the supreme commander of the Indian Defence System.
  • Indian Defence System has been divided into three services - Army, Navy and Air Force.
  • The Whole administrative control of the Armed forces lies in the Ministry of Defence.

Indian Army

  1. Western Command:----      Chandigarh.
  2. Eastern Command:----     Kolkata.
  3. Northern Command:----     56 APO.
  4. Southern Command:----     Pune.
  5. Central Command:----     Lucknow.
  6. Army Training Command:----     Shimla.
  7. South Western Command:----     Jaipur.
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Army Training Institutes

  1. National Defence Academy:----     Khadakvasia.
  2. Indian Military Academy:----     Dehradun.
  3. Defence Services Staff College:----    Wellington.
  4. Armed forces Medical College:----     Pune.
  5. Rashtriya Indian Military College;----   Dehradun
  6. College of Defence Management:----    Secunderabad.
  7. College of Combat:----    Mhow.

Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force organised seven Commands.
  1. Western Command:---- Khadakvasia.
  2. Eastern Command:---- Shillong.
  3. Southern Western Command:---- jodhpur.
  4. Central Command:---- Allahabad.
  5. Southern Command:---- Thiruvananthapuram.
  6. Training  Command:---- Bengaluru.
  7. Maintenance Command:---- Nagpur.
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Indian Navy

The Indian navy organised three Commands.

  1. Eastern Command:---- Vishakhapatnam.
  2. Southern Command:---- Cochin.
  3. Western Command:---- Mumbai.
  • Each command is headed by Vice Admiral.
  • Navy headed by the " Chief of the Naval Staff" of the rank of admiral.
  • First Aircraft carrier of Indian Navy - "INS Viraat".
  • "INS Shakti" was India's first indigenously built submarine.
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