Theatre Commander under Chief of Defence Staff is not a good idea

Source: Indian Express Relevance: Issues pertaining with reorganisation of operational assets of the three services into four theatre commands. Synopsis: Forming a separate air defence command for the air defence of the entire nation seems an impractical idea considering our resource limitations. Background The government is reportedly planning to re-organise the military into a theatre… Continue reading Theatre Commander under Chief of Defence Staff is not a good idea

CDS to chair meet on theatre commands

Context: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen. Bipin Rawat is scheduled to chair a meeting with the Vice-Chiefs of the three services, the Chief of Integrated Defence Staff, and the representatives from the Ministries of Defence, Home and Finance. This meeting is part of a broad plan to create four integrated tri-service (theatre) commands.  What is a theatre command?  A theatre command is a military structure wherein all the assets… Continue reading CDS to chair meet on theatre commands

Peninsular command by next year-end, theatre commands by 2022: Gen. Rawat

News: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said that Western and the Eastern Command of the Indian Navy will be merged into a single command, to be called the Peninsular Command, and theatre commands will be rolled out by 2022. Facts: Theatre Command It is a joint command which unifies and places the… Continue reading Peninsular command by next year-end, theatre commands by 2022: Gen. Rawat