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VAdm Dinesh K Tripathi takes over as Vice Chief of Naval Staff

VAdm Dinesh K Tripathi takes over as Vice Chief of Naval Staff

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VAdm Dinesh K Tripathi takes over as Vice Chief of Naval Staff

Dinesh K Tripathi takes over as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff: Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, AVSM, NM took over as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff on 04 January 2024.

Dinesh K Tripathi has replaced Vice Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff. 

Prior to taking over as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff, VAdm Dinesh K Tripathi served as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command.

About Vice Chief of Naval Staff VAdm Dinesh K Tripathi 

An alumnus of Sainik School Rewa and National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Dinesh K Tripathi was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01 July 1985.

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A Communication and Electronic Warfare specialist, he served on frontline warships of the Navy as Signal Communication Officer and Electronic Warfare Officer, and later as the Executive Officer and Principal Warfare Officer of Guided Missile Destroyer INS Mumbai. 

Dinesh Tripathi commanded Indian Naval Ships Vinash, Kirch and Trishul. He has also held various important operational and staff appointments which include Fleet Operations Officer of the Western Fleet at Mumbai, Director of Naval Operations, Principal Director Network Centric Operations and Principal Director Naval Plans at New Delhi. On promotion to the rank of Rear Admiral, he served as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Policy and Plans) at NHQ and as the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet.

On promotion to the rank of Vice Admiral in Jun 2019, Flag Officer Dinesh K Tripathi was appointed as Commandant of the prestigious Indian Naval Academy at Ezhimala, Kerala.

Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Dinesh K Tripathi: Educational Life

Admiral Dinesh Tripathi is a graduate of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, where he was awarded the Thimmaiya Medal. He also attended Naval Higher Command Course and Naval Command College at the US Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Islands in 2007-08, where he won the prestigious Robert E Bateman International Prize. 

Awards & Honors

Vice Admiral Tripathi is a recipient of Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Nausena Medal for devotion to duty.

Static Current Affairs related to Indian Navy for upcoming exams

  • Formation: 26 January 1950 (as current service); 5 September 1612 (as East India Company's Marine)
  • Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Navy Day: 4 December
  • Commander-in-Chief: President Droupadi Murmu
  • Chief of Defence Staff (CDS): General Anil Chauhan
  • Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS): Admiral R. Hari Kumar
  • Vice Chief of the Naval Staff (VCNS)Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi
  • Notable Commanders: Admiral S. M. Nanda, Admiral Sourendra Nath Kohli and Admiral Ram Dass Katari  

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