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Training Commands

The Indian Army is divided into 6 operational commands and one training Command each headed by a Lt. General

Sl.No.        Command                            Location
1                Northern Command             Udhampur(J&K)
2                Western Command              Chandimandir
3                Central Command                Lucknow
4                Eastern Command               Kolkata
5                Southern Command             Pune
6                South Western Command    Jaipur
7                Training Command               Shimla

Organisational Structure of each command:

1. Section – 10 to 12 men

2. Platoon – 4 Sections,headed by lieutenant

3. Company – 4 platoons,headed by major

4. Battalions – 4 to 6 companies ,headed by Colonel

5. Brigades –4 to 5 brigades, headed by Brigadier

6. Divisions – headed by Major General

7. Corps – headed by Lt. Generals

The Army is organized in two parts – Arms and Services 

Arms – Arms consist of combat units.

Services – consist of units that provide support,administration,logistics to combat arms.

Arms are of two types:Fighting arms,Supporting arms

Fighting Arms consist of
Armor
Infantry
Mechanized Infantry

Supporting Arms consist of  :
Artillery
Engineers
Army air defence
Army aviation corps
Signals

Services :
Army Service corps 
Army Medical Corps
Army ordnance corps 
Corps of electronics and mechanical engineers 
Remounted veterinary corps
The Intelligence corps

 

 

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