CNS Visits Eastern Naval Command

CNS Visits Eastern Naval Command

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) visited Eastern Naval Command (ENC) from 10 to 11 March 2018. The CNS was received by Vice Admiral Karambir Singh Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, ENC at INS Dega. During the visit, Admiral Lanba addressed the Officers and Sailors of naval units at Visakhapatnam. He emphasised the need for ships, submarines and air squadrons to be combat ready at all times and called upon all men and women to be alive to the fact that being the largest maritime power in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), the mantle of being the Net Security Provider in the Indian Ocean fell upon the Indian Navy.   Later the CNS visited INS Kalinga and INS Karna and was briefed on the activities of these units.

Admiral Sunil Lanba Chief of the Naval Staff being received by Vice Admiral Karambir Singh FOC-in-Chief ENC

The CNS is scheduled to preside over the Governing Council Meeting (GCM) and Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of the Navy Foundation (NF) on 11 March 2018 prior to his departure from Visakhapatnam. The meeting will be attended by Presidents/ Secretaries from the fifteen Chapters of the Navy Foundation from across the country and the Controller of Personnel Services from the Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Navy).

Admiral Sunil Lanba Chief of the Naval Staff being briefed at INS Karna

Admiral Sunil Lanba Chief of the Naval Staff being briefed at INS Kalinga