Indian Armed Forces Command Headquaters

Indian Armed Forces Command Headquaters


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 is 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 second-largest Army, fourth-largest Air Force and the seventh-largest Navy in the world. In this article, we will provide you with the list of Indian Armed Forces Command Headquarters.

Indian Army

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

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

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

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.

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.

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 organized into seven commands (five operational and two functional commands).

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

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