SP's Military Yearbook

SP's Military Yearbook

SP Guide Publications' first and rather flagship publication, the Military Yearbook was launched in 1965 and rechristened as SP's Military Yearbook in 1992, as a tribute to the Founder Editor Shri S.P. Baranwal who founded the company in 1964.

Today the Yearbook is regarded and termed as Bible of information on the armed forces in the context of entire Asia and the defence industry world over.




  • Ram Nath Kovind
    President & Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces
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  • M. Venkaiah Naidu
    Vice President
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Union Government


Ministry of Defence


Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra
[ Profile ]
Director General (Acquisition) Apurva Chandra
Joint Secretary (Public Grievances & Coordination) V. Anandarajan
Joint Secretary (Air, Ceremonial & Border Roads) Bharat Khera
Joint Secretary (Planning and International Cooperation) Shambhu S Kumaran
Joint Secretary (Army, Ordnance, QMG) Jiwesh Nandan
Joint Secretary (Navy)/Medical Devika Raghuvanshi
Joint Secretary (Works) Jayant Sinha
Joint Secretary (PG & Coordination) & CAO V. Anandarajan
Joint Secretary & Acquisition Manager (Land Systems) Nidhi Chhibber
Joint Secretary & Acquisition Manager (Maritime Systems) Ravi Kant
Joint Secretary & Acquisition Manager (Air) Sanjai Singh
Technical Manager (Land Systems) Major General H.S. Shanbhag
Technical Manager (Maritime & Systems) Rear Admiral R. Sreenivas
Technical Manager (Air) Air Vice Marshal G Raveendranath

Department of Defence Production

Secretary (Defence Production) Dr Ajay Kumar
Additional Secretary (Defence Production) Subhash Chandra
Joint Secretary (Land Systems) Sanjay Prasad
Joint Secretary (Aerospace) Chandraker Bharti
Joint Secretary (Naval Systems) & CVO Vijayendra
Joint Secretary (Personnel and Coordination) Amit Sahai
Joint Secretary (Defence Industrial Production) Sanjay Jaju
Advisor (Cost) L M Kaushal

Defence Finance

Financial Advisor (Defence Services) S K Kohli
Financial Adviser (Acquisition) & Addl. Secretary Mala Dutt
Finance Manager (Land System) Dipti Mohil Chawla
Finance Manager (Maritime & Systems) Vedveer Arya
Finance Manager (Air) Puneet Agarwal

Department of Defence Research & Production

Secretary Defence Research and Development and Chairman- DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy
[ Profile ]
Scientific Advisor to RM and Director General - Missiles and Strategic Systems (MSS) -
Outstanding Scientist & Director General - Armament & Combat Engineering Systems (ACE) Pravin Kumar Mehta
Distinguished Scientist & Director General - Aeronautical Systems (Aero) Dr C.P. Ramanarayanan
Outstanding Scientist & Director General - Naval Systems and Materials (NS & M) Dr Subhash Chandra Sati
Director General - Electronics & Communication Systems (ECS) J Manjula
Director General - Micro Electronic Devices & Computational Systems (MED & CoS) Dr G Athithan
Outstanding Scientist/Sc 'H' & Director General - Life Sciences (LS) Dr Shashi Bala Singh
Distinguished Scientist & Chief Controller R&D (TM) & (HR) M Hafizur Rahaman
Outstanding Scientist/Sc 'H' & Chief Controller R&D (PC & SI) Dr S Guruprasad
Outstanding Scientist/Sc 'H' & Chief Controller R&D (SAM) Dr Chitra Rajgopal
Distinguished Scientist & Chief Controller R&D (BrahMos) Sudhir K Mishra
Outstanding Scientist & Chief Controller R&D (RM & Impl.) Dr Zakwan Ahmed

Integrated Defence Staff

Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) Admiral Sunil Lanba
[ Profile ]
Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) Lt General P.S. Rajeshwar
[ Profile ]
Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Forces Command Air Marshal Jasbir Walia
[ Profile ]
Commander-in-Chief, Andaman & Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Bimal K. Verma
[ Profile ]
Dy Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Forces Command Vice Admiral A.B. Singh
[ Profile ]
Dy Chief of the Integrated Defence Staff (DOT) Air Marshal A.S. Bhonsle
Dy Chief of the Integrated Defence Staff (Ops) Air Marshal P.N. Pradhan
Dy Chief of the Integrated Defence Staff (PP&FD) Lt General A.K. Ahuja
Dy Chief of the Integrated Defence Staff (Int) & DG, Defence Intelligence Agency Lt General V.G. Khandare

Armed Forces

The Services

Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat
[ Profile ]
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba
[ Profile ]
Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa
[ Profile ]

Heads of Important Defence Organisations

Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services Lt General Bipin Puri
Director General, Indian Coast Guard DG Rajendra Singh
Director General, National Cadet Corps Lt General BS Sahrawat
Commandant Defence Services Staff College Lt General Amrik Singh
Commandant, National Defence College Lt General Y.V.K. Mohan
Commandant College of Defence Management Major General Sandeep Sharma

Army Headquarters

Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt General Devraj Anbu
[ Profile ]
Dy Chief of Army Staff (Planning & Systems) Lt General S.S. Hasabnis
Dy Chief of Army Staff (Information Systems & Training) Lt General I.S. Ghuman
Adjutant General Lt General Ashwani Kumar
Quarter Master General Lt General Ashok Ambre
Master General of the Ordnance Lt General S.K. Upadhya
Military Secretary Lt General J.S. Sandhu
Engineer-in-Chief Lt General S.K. Shrivastava
Signal Officer-in-Chief Lt General A.R. Prasad
Director General of Military Operations Lt General Anil Chauhan
Director General, Military Intelligence Lt General Arvind Dutta
Director General, Mechanised Forces Lt General M.J.S. Kahlon
Director General, Artillery Lt General P.K. Srivastava
Director General, Army Air Defence Lt General A.P. Singh
Director General, Perspective Planning Lt General K.J.S. Dhillon
Director General, Operational Logistics Lt General C.P. Mohanty
Director General, Staff Duties Vacant
Director General, Infantry Lt General S.S. Mishra
Director General, Military Training Lt General A.S. Bhinder
Director General, Supply & Transport Lt General M.H. Thakur
Director General, Ordnance Services Lt General Giri Raj Singh
Director General, EME Lt General K.K. Aggarwal
Director General, Rashtriya Rifles Lt General V.P. Singh
Director General, Information Systems Lt General Anil Kapoor
Director General, Army Aviation Lt General Kanwal Kumar
Director General Remount Veterinary Services Lt General A.J. Singh
Director General, Weapon and Equipment Lt General Sanjay Verma
Director General, Medical Services Lt General Velu Nair

Army Commanders

General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command Lt General Ranbir Singh
[ Profile ]
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command Lt General Surinder Singh
[ Profile ]
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Command Lt General Cherish Mathson
[ Profile ]
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command Lt General D.R. Soni
[ Profile ]
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command Lt General M.M. Naravane
[ Profile ]
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Central Command Lt General Abhay Krishna
[ Profile ]
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Army Training Command -

Naval Headquarters

Vice Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P
[ Profile ]
Dy Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar
[ Profile ]
Chief of Personnel Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar
Chief of Materiel Vice Admiral G.S. Pabby
[ Profile ]

Naval Commanders

Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command Vice Admiral Girish Luthra
[ Profile ]
Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Karambir Singh
[ Profile ]
Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla
[ Profile ]
Flag Officer Commanding, Western Fleet Rear Admiral R.B. Pandit
Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Fleet Rear Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi
Flag Officer Commanding, Goa Area Rear Admiral P.K. Bahl
Flag Officer Commanding Maharashtra Area Rear Admiral S. Mahindru
Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Area Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye

Air Headquarters

Vice Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Anil Khosla
[ Profile ]
Deputy Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshal V.R. Chaudhari
[ Profile ]
Air Officer-in-Charge, Maintenance Air Marshal R.K.S. Shera
[ Profile ]
Air Officer-in-Charge, Personnel Air Marshal B. Suresh
Air Officer-in-Charge, Administration Air Marshal Pradeep Padmakar Bapat
[ Profile ]
Director General (Inspection & Safety) Air Marshal S Harpal Singh
[ Profile ]

Air Force Commanders

Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Air Command Air Marshal C. Hari Kumar
[ Profile ]
Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South-Western Air Command Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora
[ Profile ]
Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Air Command Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar
[ Profile ]
Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Central Air Command Air Marshal S.B.P. Sinha
[ Profile ]
Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Air Command Air Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria
[ Profile ]
Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Training Command Air Marshal S.R.K. Nair
[ Profile ]
Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Maintenance Command Air Marshal Hemant Sharma

Indian Coast Guard

Director General Director General Rajendra Singh
[ Profile ]
Additional Director General Additional Director General VSR Murthy
Integrated Financial Advisor R.K. Singh
Deputy Director General (Material & Maintenance) Inspector General S.K. Goyal
Deputy Director General (Operations & Coastal Security) Inspector General V.S.R. Murthy
Deputy Director General (Policy & Plans) Inspector General V.D. Chafeka
Deputy Director General (Human Resource & Development) Inspector General K.C. Pande
Principal Director (Personnel) DIG N.K. Kaul
Chief Law Officer DIG S.S. Azad
Prinicipal Director Logistic DIG N.V. Narasimha
Prinicipal Director (RECTT) DIG M.S. Dangi
Prinicipal Director (Aviation) Commodore S.S. Bal
Principal Director (Manpower Planning & Training) DIG Gurupdesh Singh
Director (ADM) Vacant
Prinicipal Director (FM) DIG Ashok Kumar
Director (FM) DIG D.R. Sharma
Prinicipal Director (MAT) DIG Vivek Vajpayee
Director (MAT) DIG Arun Shrivastav
Director (OPS) DIG S. Paramesh
Director (Fishery Environment) DIG A.A. Hebbar
Director (AS & NC)/(INT) DIG Mukul Garg
Director (SA) DIG G. Devanand
Director (I&W) DIG Rakesh Pal
Director (P&B) DIG K. Janardhanan
Director (ICGAP) DIG K. Roy
Director (Medical) Surgeon Captain S.K. Sinha
Director (Litigation) Commandant G. Singh
Director (LOG) Commandant A. Madhukar
Director (RECTT) Commandant L.S. Pangtey
Director (AS) DIG S.K. Bhartariya
Director (AA) Commandant A. Chengappa
Director (AM) DIG H.K. Sharma