Indian Armed Forces

Indian Armed Forces

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Publisher Lancer Publishers All Leisure Read books by Lancer Publishers
ISBN 9781935501732
Author: Capt Bharat Verma, Vice Admiral (Retd) GM Hiranandani, Air Marshal (Retd) BK Pandey
Number of Pages 249
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Indian Armed Forces by Capt Bharat Verma, Vice Admiral (Retd) GM Hiranandani, Air Marshal (Retd) BK Pandey
Book Summary:

India’s Armed Forces comprise the world’s second largest Army, the fourth largest Air Force, the eighth largest Navy and the largest Coast Guard in the northern Indian Ocean. In their respective domains, these four Services are entrusted with the security of the air space above India, of more than 14,000 kilometres of land borders, 7,500 kilometres of coastline, 156,000 kilometres of shore line and an Exclusive Economic Zone of two million square kilometres.

In its sixty-year post-colonial history, India’s Army, Navy and Air Force have fought five wars – one against China and four against Pakistan. Every year, these Armed Services provide succour to thousands of people when rivers overflow their banks, when cyclones devastate coastal districts, and when occasional tsunamis and earthquakes maroon hundreds of thousands of people. Overseas, India has been a leading contributor to the United Nations’ Peace Keeping Missions.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Leisure Read.
Table of Contents:

1. Historical Overview

2. Role of the Armed Forces

3. The Command and Control Structure of the Army

4. Branches of the Army

5. A Glimpse of Life in the Army

6. Traditions and Customs of the Service

7. Recruitment in the Army

8. A Brief History of the Wars and Conflicts after Independence

9. India’s Maritime Background

10. The Navy’s Development after Independence in 1947

11. Contemporary Naval Warfare

12. Naval Operations after 1971

13. The Foreseeable Future

14. The Indian Navy Today

15. Career Opportunities

16. Officers’ Entry

17. The History of the Indian Air Force

18. Roles of the IAF

19. Types of Air Operations

20. IAF: Meeting the Challenges of the Twenties

21. Officers’ Cadre: Rank Structure

22. Personnel Below Officers’ Rank /Airmen Cadre

23. The Coast Guard

Index