The Indian Armed Forces

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Palanisamy Promth, an RIMC alumni has prepared a comprehensive write up about the Indian Armed Forces, don’t try and mug-up the rankings -as they are too many, but make sure you give them a reading and digest the hierarchy. However, it is necessary that you remember the locations of the Command Centres and HQs (and their names) that have been mentioned here.Equivalent-ranks-of-the-Indian-Armed-Forces

RANKS IN THE ARMY AS PER HIERARCHY:
• General
• Lieutenant General
• Major General
• Brigadier
• Colonel
• Lieutenant Colonel
• Major
• Captain
• Lieutenant
RANKS IN THE NAVY AS PER HIERARCHY:
• Admiral
• Vice Admiral
• Rear Admiral
• Commodore
• Captain
• Commander
• Lieutenant Commander
• Lieutenant
• Sub Lieutenant
RANKS IN THE AIR FORCE AS PER HIERARCHY:
• Air Chief Marshal
• Air Marshal
• Air Vice Marshal
• Air Commodore
• Group Captain
• Wing Commander
• Squadron Leader
• Flight Lieutenant
• Flying Officer

COMMANDS AND HEAD QUARTERS (ARMY):

Eastern army command – Kolkata
Western army command – Chandi mandir
Northern Army command – Udampur
Southern army command – Pune
Central army command- Lucknow
South western army command – Jaipur
Training command – Shimla
Army Head Quarters – New Delhi

COMMANDS AND HEAD QUARTERS (NAVY):

Eastern naval command – Vizag
Western naval command – Mumbai
Southern naval command – Kochi
Far eastern naval command – Port Blair
Naval Head Quarters – New Delhi

COMMANDS AND HEAD QUARTES (AIR FORCE):

Central Air Command – Allahabad
Eastern Air Command – Shillong
Southern Air Command – Thiruvananthapuram
South Western Air Command – Gandhinagar
Western Air Command – New Delhi
Training Command – Bangalore
Maintenance Command – Nagpur
Air Force Head Quarters – New Delhi

3 COMMENTS

  1. Prepare a table to show the corresponding ranks in all the 3 wings of the armed forces..as in what would Rear Admiral correspond to in the Army…

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