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Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to become Next Navy Chief

The Armed Forces Tribunal made Vice Admiral Karambir Singh eligible to become the next Navy Chief while it deferred for four weeks the matter of Vice Admiral Bimal Verma which seeks to quash Singh's appointment.
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to become Next Navy Chief

Details:

  • Karambir Singh, who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Eastern Naval Command, will take over as the Navy Chief on 31st May 2019.
  • He was commissioned into the Indian Navy in July 1980 and earned his wings as a helicopter pilot in 1982.
  • He has extensive experience with the HAL Chetak, Kamov Ka-25 and Kamov Ka-28 helicopters.

More about Vice Admiral Karambir Singh:

  • He was born 3rd November 1959
  • Commands held by Vice Admiral Karambir Singh:
    • Chief of Naval Staff
    • Eastern Naval Command
    • INS Delhi
    • INS Rana
    • INS Vijaydurg
    • ICGS Chand Bibi

Awards received by Vice Admiral Karambir Singh:

  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal.

Question:

Q. Who will take over as the next Navy Chief on 31st May 2019?
a. Vice Admiral Karambir Singh
b. Vice Admiral Rajbir Singh
c. Vice Admiral Ombir Singh
d. Vice Admiral Ranbir Singh
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to become Next Navy Chief Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to become Next Navy Chief Reviewed by Neha Verma on June 01, 2019 Rating: 5

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