The Indian Armed forces of the of India consist of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Indian Coast Guard. Army is our military force on land. They protect our country from outside threats and attacks.
The Chief of the Army is the highest-ranking officer of the Indian Army.
Gen Bikram Singh, on Thursday took over as the 25th Chief of the Indian Army succeeding Gen V.K. Singh.
The 59-year-old Gen Bikram Singh will have a tenure of two years and three months as the Army chief.