Indian Navy New Vice Chief: Vice Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh will take over as the new Vice Chief of the Indian Navy on Sunday (April 2). He will replace Vice Admiral Satish Kumar Namdev Ghormade. who after serving more than 39 years in the Navy Retired on Friday (31 March). Navy officials gave this information on Saturday (April 1).
Graduate from NDA
Singh is a graduate of the National Defense Academy. He was commissioned into the Executive Branch of the Navy in 1986. He was the lead drafter of the Indian Navy’s Maritime Doctrine in 2009, the Strategic Guidance for Change in 2015 and the 2015 Indian Maritime Security Strategy.
He specialized in Navigation and Direction in 1992. Not only this, in the year 2000, he did Advanced Command and Staff Course in UK. He did Naval Higher Command Course from Naval War College, Mumbai in 2009 and National Security Strategy Course from Defense College Delhi in 2012.
He has also served in Iran
His previous appointments in Flag rank include Assistant Chief (Communications, Space and Network-Centric Operations) at Naval Headquarters. Also served as Flag Officer Sea Training at Kochi, Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet at Mumbai, Commandant Naval War College at Goa and Controller Personnel Services.
In other appointments, Vice Admiral Suraj Berry took command as the Chief of Personnel of the Navy on Saturday (April 1). While Vice Admiral Krishna Swaminathan took over as Controller Personnel Services, Vice Admiral Atul Anand took over as Director General Naval Operations.
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