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First in Defence

First Commander-in-Chief of Free India General Sir Roy Bucher
First Indian Commander-in-Chief of Free India General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa, 1949
First Chief of Air Staff Air Marshall Sir Thomas Elmhirst
First Indian Chief of Staff Air Marshall Subroto Mukerjee, 1954
First Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral R D Katari
First Field Marshall of India S.H.F. Manekshaw
First Person to receive Paramvir Chakra Major Somnath Sharma
First Cosmonaut Sqn Ldr Rakesh Sharma, 1984
First Atomic Submarine of India INS Chakra
First Medium Range Missile Agni
First Indian Missile Prithvi (Striking range – 250 kms)
India’s First Nuclear Centre Tarapur

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