News / Vice Admiral Karanbir Singh Appointed Next Chief of Naval Staff

The Quint : Mar 23, 2019, 04:53 PM

The government has appointed Vice Admiral Karanbir Singh as the next Chief of Naval Staff on Saturday, 23 March. Chief of Naval Staff Sunil Lanba will vacate the office on 31 May 2019. Vice Admiral Singh is currently serving as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam. He has served as the Fleet Operations Officer of the Western Fleet, according to the Indian Navy.