Indian Armed Forces Command Headquarters



Indian Armed Forces Command Headquarters


The Indian Defence Policy aims at promoting and sustaining durable peace in the sub-continent and equipping the defence forces adequately. The supreme commander of the Indian Armed Forces id the President of India. The responsibility for national defence, however, rests with the union cabinet. The Defence Minister is responsible to the parliament for all matters concerning the defence of the country.

Indian Armed Forces are divided into three services, Army, Navy and Air Force. The three services function under their respective Chiefs of Staff. India has the fourth largest Army, fifth largest Air Force and the seventh largest Navy in the world. In this article we will provide you the list of Indian Armed Forces Command Headquarters.

1. Indian Army

 The Chief is 'Chief of Army Staff'. Its headquarter is in New Delhi.


CommandHeadquarters
Northern CommandUdhampur
Western CommandChandigarh
Eastern CommandKolkatta
Southern CommandPune
Central CommandLucknow
South-Western CommandJaipur
Army Training CommandShimla

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


2. Indian Navy

The Chief is an Admiral ranked "Chief of the Naval Staff". The headquarters is in new Delhi. The Naval Commands are commanded by Flag officers Commanding-in-chief of the rank of Vice-Admiral.

CommandHeadquarters
Eastern CommandVisakhapatnam
Western CommandMumbai
Southern CommandKochi

Note: Each Command of Indian Navy is Commanded by Flag Officers Commanding-in-Chief of the rank of Vice-Admiral

3. Indian 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 organised into seven commands (five operational and two functional commands).


CommandHeadquarters
Eastern Air CommandShillong
South-Western Air CommandGandhinagar
Southern Air CommandTiruvananthpuram
Western Air CommandNew Delhi
Central Air CommandAllahabad
Maintenance CommandNagpur
Training CommandBangalore

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