INS Rana Current Affairs - 2020

Admiral Karambir Singh is 24th Chief of Indian Navy

Admiral Karambir Singh assumes charge as the new Chief of Indian Navy. With this appointment he now becomes 24th Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS). Key Highlights He took charge from outgoing Admiral Sunil Lanba, who stepped down upon his superannuation on 31 May 2019. Term: The tenure of a Service Chief is three years Read More…

Missile destroyer INS Ranjit to be decommissioned

The Indian Navy’s frontline missile destroyer INS Ranjit will be decommissioned after 36 years of service. It was commisioned on September 15, 1983, with Captain Vishnu Bhagwat in command. The decommission ceremony will be held at Visakhapatnam’s naval dockyard on 6 May 2019. About INS Ranjit It was third of five Kashin-class destroyers (a series Read More…

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh appointed as next Navy chief

The Defence Ministry has announced the appointment of Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the next Navy chief. He will succeed Admiral Sunil Lanba, who is retiring on 31 March. The government has once again broken the tradition of appointing the senior-most officer to lead the contingent forces by overlooking the seniority of Vice Admiral Bimal Read More…