New Commandant for Indian Naval Academy

  • Vice Admiral Vineet McCarty took over as new Commandant, of the Indian Naval Academy.
  • Commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01 Jul 1989.
  • A specialist in ‘Gunnery and Missiles’.
  • Commanded Anti-Submarine Patrol Vessel INS Ajay, Guided Missile Corvette INS Khanjar and Guided Missile Frigate INS Shivalik.
  • Served as Directing Staff at the Navy and Maritime Academy, Sri Lanka.
  • India’s Defense Adviser to the Republic of Singapore with concurrent accreditation to the Republic of the Philippines.
  • Was Commodore (Naval Plans) from 2018-2020?
  • Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Staff Requirements) at the Naval Headquarters.
  • Was responsible for Capability Development and formulating the Combat Policy of the Indian Navy.
  • Flag Officer Commanding the Western Fleet from 15 Nov 2022 to 09 Nov 2023.
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