10 Facts About Indian Army That Will Amaze You

10 Facts About Indian Army That Will Amaze You

Ever since we are born to the day we die, we must realize that these are the days we are indebted to our army who stand by the borders and protect our nation from all the evils of the world. So, there are so many things you would be stunned to know about them and should know about them that will certainly amaze you completely! So, here’s a list:

Our country has the biggest volunteer army. Believe it or not, there are so many people who would willingly go to death traps for their country.


Indian Army is said to have the best in high altitude and mountain warfare. Imagine that with the temperature there at the Siachen glacier!
In the Ladakh Valley, the Indian Army has built the highest bridge. This bridge connects the himalayan mountains.
Indian Army is the 3rd biggest military contingent after China & the US. This makes us the luckiest citizens ever possible!
When it comes to peacekeeping, our army is cordial in taking the peace joint efforts with their biggest enemies being Pakistan Army.
Indian Army has no reservations based on gender or religion. They’re one of the very less industries in our country that truly believes in power equality and recruits only on merits!
Military Engineering Services (MES) is the biggest constructions agency in India. Is there anything our army cannot do?
In India, High Altitude Warfare School is the world’s best training institute when it comes to mountain warfare. The best forces from around the world come here to train.
High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS), Indian Army.
The Indian army never initiated a first attack ever, or for that matter engaged in a military coup with the intention of gaining power or governing a nation.


The Indian Army has the credit of accepting the largest military surrender in history in 1971. Over 93,000 Pakistani soldiers surrendered to India, leading to the independence of Bangladesh.

Indian army soldier Saleem Miyan (R) and his colleagues salute during a wreath-laying ceremony for Navdeep Singh, an army officer who was killed in Saturday's Kashmir border clash, at a garrison in Srinagar August 21, 2011. Indian soldiers shot dead on Saturday 12 separatist militants trying to cross from Pakistan into the disputed region of Kashmir, where popular protests against Indian rule have mounted. REUTERS/Danish Ismail (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: MILITARY OBITUARY) - RTR2Q5XH

Let us everyday take 2 minutes to thank these brave hearted army to be always protecting us and help us maintain our peace of mind!