Vice Admiral RB Pandit, AVSM handed over charge as the Commandant, Indian Naval Academy (INA) to Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, AVSM, NM after a successful tenure of over 15 months, on Wednesday.
Vice Admiral RB Pandit took over as the Commandant of Indian Naval Academy on 19thFebruary 2018. During his tenure, the Academy saw marked transformation in infrastructure and training facilities at INA.
Under the Flag Officer’s leadership, INA won many laurels, including Bakhshi Cup 2019, held between all six major military Academies. Vice Admiral RB Pandit was accorded a warm send off, with the traditional ‘Pulling Out’ ceremony.
Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, who has taken over as the Commandant of Indian Naval Academy on promotion to the rank of Vice Admiral is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakvasala, Defence Services Staff College Wellington and US Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island.
The Flag Officer is a specialist in Communication and Electronic Warfare and has commanded IN Ships Vinash, Kirch and Trishul. Read More