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Change of Command of Western Fleet – 14 FEB

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New Delhi , 14 Feb 2020

The Western Fleet, known as the ‘Sword Arm’ of the Indian Navy, witnessed a change of helm on 14 Feb 2020. The change of command was held at sea onboard the aircraft  carrier INS Vikramaditya. The baton of the Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet was handed over by Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh, AVSM, NM to the new Fleet  Commander, Rear Admiral Krishna D Swaminathan, VSM. The new Fleet Commander is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy (NDA), a specialist in Communications and  Electronic Warfare and has commanded frontline warships such as INS Vidyut, INS Vinash, INS Kulish, INS Mysore and aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.The Western Fleet has  been at the forefront of all naval operations across the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean Region since its inception, consistently executing the military, diplomatic, constabulary and  benign roles of the Indian Navy. The Fleet has grown in capacity and capability over the years and presently include the aircraft carrier, multi-role destroyers and frigates, fleet  tankers, three air squadrons and integral flights.Under the command of  Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh, the Fleet has maintained a very high operational tempo, strengthening  maritime and energy security, deterrence at sea and the Indian Navy’s position as a Net Security Provider in the Indian Ocean Region.

 

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