New Fleet Commander Of The Sword Arm

  • The ‘Sword Arm’ of the Indian Navy, the Western Fleet changed guard on 10 November 2023.
  • Rear Admiral CR Praveen Nair, NM took over the mantle of Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet from Rear Admiral Vineet McCarty.
  • At a ceremonial naval parade held in Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.
  • Rear Admiral Nair was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01 Jul 91.
  • As a Communication and Electronic Warfare Specialist, he has had tenures on Indian Naval Ships Krishna, Kora and Mysore.
  • He had tenures in the Talwar Class Training Team.
  • He served at the Naval Headquarters as Commodore (Personnel).
  • Rear Admiral Nair has commanded the missile corvette INS Kirch, aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya and commissioned the guided missile destroyer INS Chennai.
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