Sunil Lanba takes charge as Navy chief

Admiral Sunil Lanba, on Tuesday, took charge as the Chief of Naval Staff in New Delhi as the current CNS Admiral R.K.Dhowan retired after four decade of service.
On May 6, 2016, the government appointed Lanba, the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command as the Chief of Naval Staff.
Admiral Lanba, 58, is a qualified specialist in navigation and direction course and will have a full three-year-term in office till May 31, 2019.
In a service spanning nearly 38 years, Admiral Lanba has served in a variety of Command, operational and staff appointments.

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