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Radm Mahesh Singh takes charge as Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Area

Rear Admiral Mahesh Singh_indian bureaucracy_navy

Rear Admiral Mahesh Singh, NM assumed charge as Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Naval Area at a ceremonial parade at Karwar .

An alumnus of NDA, he was commissioned into the #IndianNavy in January 1987 and is a Navigation and Direction specialist. His notable sea appointments include commissioning crew of INS Akshay and Jyoti, Executive Officer of Frigate… Read More

Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh takes charge as Western Fleet Commander

Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh

Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh, NM took over charge of Western Fleet, the ‘Sword Arm’ of the Indian Navy, from Rear Admiral MA Hampiholi, AVSM, NM. Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh was commissioned into the Indian navy in 1986 and is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla. A specialist in Navigation and Direction, he has held… Read More

Vice Admiral Gurtej Singh Pabby awarded Distinguished Alumunus Award by IIT Mumbai

Vice Admiral Gurtej Singh Pabby, PVSM AVSM VSM, Chief of Material, Indian Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by IIT Mumbai on 08 Mar 19 for his all round and stellar contribution towards Advancement of Technology  and leveraging Industry – Academia collaborations. He is presently appointed as the Chief of Materiel in the Naval Headquarters… Read More

Ibexes the 43 Squadron of the IAF celebrating Diamond Jubilee this year

new43 Squadron of the Indian Air Force, also called the ‘Ibexes’ is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee this year. The transport squadron is presently based at Air Force Station Jorhat. The squadron from its inception has actively participated in various operations including those for disaster & Human relief and has earned a number of honors. The anniversary… Read More

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P takes over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P, PVSM, AVSM, VSM took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command on 31 January 2019 at Mumbai. He succeeds Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC who retires upon superannuation, after an illustrious career spanning nearly four decades in the Indian Navy. At an impressive ceremonial parade… Read More

Lt Cdr Shirish Shivnath Pavale awarded Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry)

Lieutenant Commander Shirish Shivnath Pavale

Lieutenant Commander Shirish Shivnath Pavale, (06242-K) is the Training Officer of INS Abhimanyu since 27 Jun 16.On 02 Mar 18, a piracy incident at sea was reported to the unit and four Prahars were launched with the Officer as Team Commander. The intelligence revealed that the pirates were armed and were underway necessitating opposed boarding. The Officer… Read More

Pramendra Kumar awarded Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry)

Pramendra Kumar

Shri Pramendra Kumar, CPO (CD), 122271-R has been awarded Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry). The sailor has been working as Diving Supervisor/Dog Handler in CCDT(K) since May 15. The sailor reported to CCDT (Kochi) on 20 May 15. The citation highlights the role played by the above sailor during OP MADAD undertaken in the state of Kerala in Aug 2018, following widespread… Read More

Amit awarded Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry)

Amit, NA I (FD)

Shri Amit, NA I (FD) No 233675-F has been working as Flight Diver in INS Sutlej since 02 Feb 18. HQ Southern Naval Command launched operation Madad for assisting Kerala administration and undertaking disaster relief operations due to unprecedented flooding experienced in many parts of state, owing to incessant rainfall and release of excess water from Idukki… Read More

Lt Cdr Manu Mishra awarded Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry)

Lt Cdr Manu Mishra

Lt Cdr Manu Mishra (06671-K)r has been working as Prahar Commander in INS Karna since 16 Sep 16, At about 1300 Hrs on 15 June 18, a directive was received by the Unit form HQENC regarding urgent deployment of a Marine Commando Buddy Pair to INS Dega for onward deployment to Kalaikunda to prevent grounding of MV SSL Kolkata, which had caught fire, and was adrift at … Read More

Cdr Hari Govind awarded Nau Sena Medal (Gallantry)

Cdr Hari Govind

Cdr Hari Govind (04387-W) is Commanding INAS 322 since 28 Mar 18. On the night of 13 Jun 18, the officer displayed extraordinary courage in conditions of clear and present danger whilst affecting MEDEVAC off Merchant Vessel Nu-Shi Nalini in torrential rains in near absolute darkness. At about 1830 hrs, INAS 322 was tasked to evacuate a victim of an Engine room… Read More

Cdr T Anup Kumar awarded Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry)

Cdr T Anup Kumar

Cdr T Anup Kumar (04356-Z) has been working as Chief Manager (FTC) in NAY (Kochi) since 08 May 16. He has been serving at NAY(Kochi) since May 2016, spear heading the Flight Test Centre literally and figuratively. The officer is not only an accomplished Chetak pilot but also a fearless one and it is largely due to his doughtiness that the Yard has been able to turn… Read More