The unit of Armed Forces of India has numerous comprehensive numbers of recruits and is recognized as the third-largest active force in the world. The Supreme Commander of the Indian Army is the President of India while the Chief of Army Staff is the professional head of the Indian Army.
The Indian Army was originated from armies of the East India Company, which then became the British Indian Army and the Princely States Army, and later, after Independence, was transformed into the National Army of India. The Indian Army has always made the country proud of them as they have won many battles for the country with utmost bravery.
The utmost objective of the Indian Army is to protect the nation from any foreign aggression that arises from any other country, thereby ensuring the nation’s security. Not only do they protect the nation from other country’s aggression, but also they try to protect the country’s citizens from any internal threats. Even during natural calamities, the Indian Army protects the nation by running many rescue operations in different parts of the country. Overall, there are 65 regiments in the Indian Army, which are divided further according to their skills.
The Indian Army recruits are also awarded bravery awards to boost their confidence. They are presented with different medals for shoring their bravery on the battlefield. Some of the greatest medals awarded to the Indian Army people are Param Vir Chakra, Maha Vir Chakra, and the Vir Chakra. The medals that are awarded for bravery apart from the battlefield are Ashoka Chakra, Kirti Chakra, and Shaurya Chakra.
Till now, the Indian Army has fought about four battles, out of which three were with Pakistan and one was with China. Some other operations that the Indian Army has performed include Operation Vijay, Operation Meghdoot, Operation Cactus, etc.