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List of Head Quarters of Indian Army

01-OCT-2016 10:26

    The army operates 6 operational commands and 1 training command. Each command is headed by General Officer Commanding-in-Chief with the rank of Lieutenant General. Each command is directly affiliated to the Army HQ in New Delhi. President of India is the chief of Indian armed forces.

    Indian armed forces are divided into three services:

    1. Army

    2. Navy

    3. Air force

    1. Army

    The Chief is ‘Chief of the Army Staff’. Its headquarters is in New Delhi. The army is organized into the following seven commands:

    S.N.

    Command

    Headquarters

    1.

    Western Comm.

    Chandigarh

    2.

    Northern Comm.

    Udhampur

    3.

    Army Training Comm.

    Shimla

    4.

    South Western Comm.

    Jaipur

    5.

    Eastern Comm.

    Kolkata

    6.

    Southern Comm.

    Pune

    7.

    Central Comm.

    Lucknow

    Note: Each Command of Indian Army is commanded by a General Officer Commanding in Chief of the rank of Lieutenant General.

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    2. Navy

    The Chief is an Admiral ranked “Chief of the Naval Staff”. The headquarters is in New Delhi. The Navy has three Naval Commands, commanded by Flag Officers Commanding-in Chief of the rank of Vice-Admiral. They are:

    S.N.

    Command

    Headquarters

    1.

    Eastern Command

    Visakhapatnam

    2.

    Western Command

    Mumbai

    3.

    Southern Command

    Kochi

    3. Air Force

    The Chief is an Air Chief Marshal ranked ‘Chief of the Air Staff’. Its headquarters is in New Delhi. The Air force is organized into seven commands (five Operational and two Functional Commands):

    S.N.

    Command

    Headquarter

    1.

    Operational Commands

     

    2.

    Eastern Air Comd.

    Shillong

    3.

    South-Western Air Comd.

    Gandhinagar

    4.

    Southern Air Comd.

    Tiruvananthpuram

     

    Functional Commands

     

    1.

    Maintenance Comd.

    Nagpur

    2.

    Western Air Comd.

    New Delhi

    3.

    Central Air Comd.

    Allahabad

    4.

    Training Comd.

    Bangalore

    4. Commissioned Ranks: (From top to down)

    S.N.

    Army

    Air Force

    Navy

    1.

    General

    Air Chief Marshal

    Admiral

    2.

    Lieutenant General

    Air Marshal

    Vice-Admiral

    3.

    Major General

    Air Vice-Marshal

    Rear Admiral

    4.

    Brigadier

    Air Commodor

    Commodor

    5.

    Colonel

    Group Captain

    Captain

    6.

    Lieutenant Colonel

    Wing Commander

    Commander

    7.

    Major

    Squadron Leader

    Lieutenant Commander

    8.

    Captain

    Flight Lieutenant

    Lieutenant

    9.

    Lieutenant

    Flying Officer

    Sub Lieutenant

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