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Chief of Naval staff on farewell visit to SNC

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

of Naval Staff, Sunil Lanba arrived here on Sundayfor a three day visit to the (SNC).

"This will be Lanba's farewell visit to SNC, as he would be demitting office and retiring on May 31, after a long and illustrious career of 41 years," a release issued by the the SNC said.

Lanba and his wife were received at the Naval Air Station, INS Garuda by Vice the Flag Officer Commanding-in-of

The of naval staff would the Governing Council Meeting and Annual Body Meeting of the Navy Foundation, an association of naval veteran officers, it said.

Lanba was commissioned in the on January 1, 1978 and is a Navigation and

He has served on board numerous ships on both Western and Eastern seaboards.

His sea tenures include, command of INS Kakinada, a minesweeper, INS Himgiri, a Leander class frigate, INS Ranvijay, a Kashin class destroyer and INS Mumbai, the third indigenous class destroyer.

He has also been the (second in command) of the aircraft carrier, INS Viraat as well as the of the Western Fleet, it added.

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First Published: Sun, May 05 2019. 20:00 IST