Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi Takes Over As Chief Of Naval Staff

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Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi has taken over as the Chief of the Naval Staff today. He has succeeded Admiral R Hari Kumar. Talking to reporters in New Delhi after assuming the charge,  Admiral Tripathi said, the Indian Navy should remain operationally ready at all times to deter potential adversaries at sea in peace and to win the war at and from the sea. He also stressed that he will strengthen the ongoing efforts of the Indian Navy towards ‘Aatamnirbharta’  by introducing new technologies and becoming an important pillar of national development.

Mr Tripathi has served as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command. A Communication and Electronic Warfare specialist, he has served on frontline warships of the Navy as Signal Communication Officer and Electronic Warfare Officer, and later as the Executive Officer and Principal Warfare Officer of Guided Missile Destroyer INS Mumbai. He commanded the Indian naval ships Vinash, Kirch and Trishul.  Admiral Tripathi is a recipient of the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and the Nausena Medal for devotion to duty.  

Disclaimer: This press release is sourced from News On AIR, Prasar Bharti and Press Information Bureau India (PIB).

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