Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi Assumes Command of Indian Navy

  • Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, PVSM, AVSM, NM, assumed command of the Indian Navy on 30 April 2024. 
  • He succeeded Admiral R Hari Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, and ADC, who retired upon superannuation. 
  • Tripathi is an alumnus of Sainik School Rewa and National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla. 
  • He has served as a Communication and Electronic Warfare Specialist on frontline warships and as the Executive Officer and Principal Warfare Officer of the Guided Missile Destroyer INS Mumbai. 
  • Tripathi has held various operational and staff appointments, including Fleet Operations Officer of the Western Fleet at Mumbai, Director of Naval Operations, Principal Director of Network Central Operations, and Principal Director of Naval Plans at New Delhi. 
  • He has undergone courses at Signal School, Kochi, Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, Naval Higher Command Course, Karanja, and Naval Command College at the United States Naval War College.
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