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Operational Commands of the Indian Armed Forces

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Hello lads, hope you are doing well.

In today’s blog, we are going to discuss the various commands of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

I know many among you are preparing for your upcoming SSB’s and this blog will definitely give you some of the answers to the questions that are likely to be asked by the IO.

The IO may ask some questions regarding the different commands of the Armed Forces.

Not only the number of commands but also the command headquarters as well.

You can easily remember all these commands along with their respective HQs with the help of our blog.

Indian Army Commands:

The Indian Army has 7 operational commands the HQ’s of these commands are in different cities of the country.

The commands are headed by an officer of rank Lieutenant General.

The operational commands of the Army along with their headquarters are given below:

Command

Headquarter

Western Command

Chandimandir, Chandigarh

Eastern Command

Kolkata, West Bengal

Northern Command

Udhampur, J&K

Southern Command

Pune, Maharashtra

Central Command

Lucknow, UP

South Western Command

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Training Command

Shimla, HP

 

Indian Navy Commands:

The Indian Navy has only 3 commands namely the Eastern Command, the Western Command, and the Southern Command.

The Commands of Navy are headed by an officer of rank Vice Admiral.

The Commands of the Indian Navy are given below:

Command

Headquarter

Western Command

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Eastern Command

Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Southern Command

Cochin, Kerala

 

Indian Air Force Commands:

Like the Indian Army, the Air Force also has 7 operational commands.

The Commands of Air Force are headed by an officer of rank Air Marshal.

The operational commands along with their headquarters are given below:

Command

Headquarter

Western Command

New Delhi

Eastern Command

Shillong, Meghalaya

South Western Command

Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Southern Command

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Central Command

Allahabad, UP

Training Command

Bengaluru, Karnataka

Maintenance Command

Nagpur, Maharashtra

 

Indian Coast Guard Commands:

The Indian Coast Guard is also a force that comes under the Ministry of Defence.

To know more about Indian Coast Guards you can visit our blog https://defencedirecteducation.com/facts-indian-coast-guard

It basically has 5 commands which are discussed below:

Command

Headquarter

Western Command

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Eastern Command

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

North Eastern Command

Kolkata, West Bengal

North Western Command

Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Andaman & Nicobar Command

Port Blair

 

 

Hope lads this will definitely give you various answers of the question likely to be asked in your SSB interview.

All the best.

Jai Hind.

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