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Indian army

  1. 1. By-Anuj Awasthi
  2. 2. Main Points Forces  Armed forces lies under ministry of defense  Divided into three services  Army , Navy, Air force  President of India is the supreme commander of the Indian defence system  Army-1947  Air force-1932  Navy-1934
  3. 3.  Indian Army is the largest military service in the India  It came into being when India gained independence  About 1100000 soldiers are in active service  2142821 reserve personals  It is the 2nd largest force of the world in number of soldiers.  Head Quarter-New Delhi  Chief of the army- General V.K. Singh
  4. 4.  Commands  Division  Corps  Brigade(3000)  Battalion(900  Company(120)  Platoon(32)  Section(10 personnel)  Indian Army has 6 commands including a training command shimla  Western-Chandigarh  Eastern-kolkata  Northern-udhampur  Southern-Pune  Central-lucknow  South westrern-Jaipur
  5. 5.  Infantry  Education  Engineering  Medical  Signal  Transport & logistics  Military intelligence
  6. 6.  General  Lt. General  Major General  Brigadier  Colonel  Lt. colonel  Major  Captain  Lieutenant  Field marshal  Only two person have got this rank after the independence of India  Gen. Sam Maneakshaw  Gen. K.M. Cariappa
  7. 7.  In 1992 an important landmark in the history of Indian army was the induction of women in Indian army.  B.S.F. has setup a battalion of women in Punjab
  8. 8.  Infantry regiments  Armored regiments  Artillery regiments  Assam riffles is the oldest regiments of Indian Army
  9. 9.  Defence research & development organization  Bharat dynamic limited(Hyderabad)  Missiles- agni,prithvi,dhanush,a kash,trishul.bramos  Radars- indra,rani,rashmi,rajen dra  Tanks-T-54,T- 55,arjun,bhishm
  10. 10.  Permanent commission  Short commission  Direct entry  Education entry  Permanent till the time of retirement  Short commission for 10-14 years
  11. 11.  High altitude warfare school of Indian army is located at gulmarg  Total defence expenditure of India on army was- 74019.95  It was 50% of total expanditure
  12. 12.  Gallantry awards- Those for gallantry in the face of the enemy  Param Vir Chakra  Maha Vir Chakra  Vir Chakra  Chiefs of Staff Commendation Card  Non-gallantry awards-Those for gallantry other than in the face of the enemy  Ashoka Chakra  Kirti Chakra  Shaurya Chakra
  13. 13. Thanks

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