2. • The Indian Army was formed in 1776, under
the government of the East India Company in
• About 1,400,000 soldiers are in active service
and about 960,000 are reserve troops.
• The Indian Army is the world's third-largest
• Its primary mission is to ensure the national
security and defence of the Republic of India
from external aggression and threats, and
maintaining peace and security within its
7. OVERVIEW & MILESTONES
• FIRST IND – PAK WAR (1947)
• LIBERATION OF HYDERABAD(1948)
• LIBERATION OF GOA (1961)
• SINO- IND WAR (1962)
• SECOND IND – PAK WAR (1965)
• THIRD IND – PAK WAR (1971)
• INDIA – PAK KARGIL WAR (1999)
8. AMZING FACTS ABOUT INDIAN ARMY
• Ranks 3rd the world.
• The Siachen Glacier, 5000 metres above sea level, is
the highest battlefield in the world. And the Indian
Army controls it.
• The Indian Army is the biggest voluntary army in
• The Baily Bridge is the highest bridge in the world,
located in the Ladakh valley . It was constructed by
the Indian Army in 1982
• No caste-based provisions.
• India covertly tested its nuclear arsenal in the
early 1970s and late 1990s without the CIA
even knowing what was happening.
• Operation Rahat of 2013 was one of the
biggest civilian rescue operations ever carried
out in the world.
• The Indo Pakistan War of 1971 came to end
with the surrender of about 93,000
combatants and officials of the Pakistani Army.