Indian Navy: The government has appointed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as next chief of Indian Navy. Admiral Karambir Singh will take charge on May 31 after the retirement of incumbent navy chief Sunil Lanba.
Vice Admiral Singh has commanded guided missile destroyers INS Rana and INS Delhi during his 39 year long service to the Indian Navy. He also served as fleet operations officer of the western fleet and was flag officer commanding Maharashtra and Gujrat area.
Before taking over as FOC-in-C Eastern Naval Command in October 2017, Vice Admiral Karambir Singh was Director General Project Seabird, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff and Vice Chief of the Naval Staff.
Born on November 03, 1959, Vice Admiral Karambir Singh was commissioned on July 01, 1980 into the executive branch of Indian Navy.