India's new Naval Chief, Admiral Sunil Lanba takes charge in Delhi


Admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday took over as the new Chief of Naval Staff and vowed to ensure that the maritime domain of the country is safe and secure. PTI


58-year-old Lanba, a specialist in Navigation and Direction, will have the full three-year tenure as the Navy Chief. He succeeded Admiral RK Dhowan who has retired. PTI


Admiral Sunil Lanba with his family before taking charge as the new Indian Navy chief at South block in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI 


An alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, Lanba is the 21st Indian to be the Navy Chief. The first two were British. PTI

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Updated Date: May 31, 2016 17:04:54 IST

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