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Western and Eastern Naval Commands Get New Chiefs | India News


NEW DELHI: In two high-level military appointments, Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar took over as the new head of Western Naval Command in Mumbai on Sunday, while Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh will assume command of Eastern Naval Command in Vizag on Monday. .
Vice Admiral Kumar, who was commissioned into the Navy in January 1983 and has commanded the Western Fleet previously, succeeded Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar in his retirement on Sunday.
Vice Admiral Singh, who was appointed in July 1983 and has previously commanded the Eastern Fleet, will replace Vice Admiral Atul Jain, who in turn will be the new chief of integrated defense staff in New Delhi.

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