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Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi assumes Command of the Indian Navy as 26th Chief of the Naval Staff

April 30, 2024 Photo(s): By PRO (Navy)
Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi assumed command of the Indian Navy as the 26th Chief of the Naval Staff, to date April 30, 2024.

Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi assumed command of the Indian Navy on April 30, 2024 as the 26th Chief of the Naval Staff. He succeeds Admiral R. Hari Kumar who retires upon superannuation, after an illustrious career in the Indian Navy.

Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi, is an alumnus of Sainik School Rewa and National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla. He was commissioned on 1st July 1985 into the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy. A Communication and Electronic Warfare specialist, he has served on frontline warships of the Navy as Signal Communication Officer and Electronic Warfare Officer and later as the ExecutiveOfficer and Principal Warfare Officer of the Guided Missile Destroyer INS Mumbai.

Admiral Tripathiís Sea Commands include INS Vinash, INS Kirch and INS Trishul. During his career spanning nearly 40 years, he has held various important operational and staff appointments, which include Fleet Operations Officer of the Western Fleet at Mumbai, Director of Naval Operations, Principal Director Network Centric Operations and Principal Director Naval Plans at New Delhi. On promotion to the rank of Rear Admiral, he served as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Policy and Plans) at NHQ and as the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet. On promotion to the rank of Vice Admiral, he has served as Commandant of the prestigious Indian Naval Academy at Ezhimala, Kerala, Director General of Naval Operations, Chief ofPersonnel and Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command at Mumbai.

Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi 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, United States of America.

He was the Vice Chief of Naval Staff, prior taking over the helm as Chief of the Naval Staff on April 30, 2024.

Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi laid a wreath & paid homage to the Bravehearts at the National War Memorial, New Delhi before taking over as the 26th Chief of the Naval Staff.
Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi inspects the Guard of Honour at South Block lawns, New Delhi, a momentous occasion as he assumes command as the 26th Chief of the Naval Staff.
Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi assumed charge of Chief of the Naval Staff, succeeding Admiral R. Hari Kumar.