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Sunil Lanba

Vice Admiral Bimal Verma moves Armed Forces Tribunal after being superseded

In his petition, the Vice Admiral has challenged the government’s move to ignore seniority and appoint his junior as the next chief of Navy.

08 Apr 2019 3:32 PM

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh appointed as next Chief of Naval Staff

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba will vacate the office on 31 May 2019.

23 Mar 2019 2:26 PM

Warning by Navy Chief of sea-borne terror threat

There have been reports that the Jaish-e-Mohammed had trained its terrorists in sea operations.

06 Mar 2019 1:56 AM

Have reports of terrorists being trained to carry out ops through sea: Navy chief

Lanba said the region had witnessed multiple forms of terrorism in recent years and few countries in this part of the world had been spared.

05 Mar 2019 11:31 AM

India-Pakistan tension: PM Narendra Modi meets three Service Chiefs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa.

27 Feb 2019 8:41 PM


Lanba: Navy can offer services to friendly nations

The Navy is in the process of acquiring one more DSRV soon to deploy vessels permanently at Visakhapatnam along with Mumbai.

13 Dec 2018 12:51 AM

Navy seeks 56 more warships, 6 subs, carrier

Adm. Lanba said a “great deal of progress” has been made on ensuring synergy and “jointness” among the three services.

04 Dec 2018 1:26 AM

India better prepared, more organised 10 yrs after 26/11 attack: Navy chief

'We now have multi-layered security architecture for coastal security including Coast guard and Navy,' Lanba said,

26 Nov 2018 8:53 AM

Ready to face sea threats, says Navy Chief Sunil Lanba

V.K. Singh: Let’s delink Mumbai attack, Pak’s Kartarpur proposal.

26 Nov 2018 3:00 AM

INSV Tarini: Navy's all-women crew reach Goa after circumnavigating globe

The expedition, christened 'Navika Sagar Parikrama', was flagged off from the INS Mandovi boat pool here on September 10, 2017.

21 May 2018 5:18 PM


Navy chief leaves for five-day Iran visit

Admiral Lanba will also hold bilateral discussions with the Commander of Iranian Navy & Navy chiefs of several other nations on the sidelines of IONS.

23 Apr 2018 2:00 AM

No proposal to ‘shelve’ Tejas project, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The Tejas is a supersonic, lightweight, all-weather, multi-role fighter designed for air-to-air, air-to-ground and air-to-sea combat roles.

04 Mar 2018 12:53 AM

Male snubs India’s ‘Milan’ exercise

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba told reporters on the sidelines of an event: “Maldives was invited to join the Milan exercise but they have declined.”

28 Feb 2018 1:34 AM

Maldives declines India's invite for naval exercise: Navy chief

Maldives has not given any reason for the decision, Lanba told reporters on the sidelines of an event in New Delhi.

27 Feb 2018 1:29 PM

Pakistan, China encouraging immigration into Assam, says Bipin Rawat

Sunil Lanba said despite the differences with China on the border issue, peace and tranquillity has been maintained.

22 Feb 2018 1:35 AM


Navy Chief’s Saudi visit to deepen defence ties

The Navy Chief also held talks with Saudi Arabia’s deputy defence minister Mohammad bin Abdullah Al-Aysesh.

10 Feb 2018 3:18 AM

Show of unity at ‘Dialogue’

The session attended by top naval officers of the four countries was on the subject “Unchartered waters: In search for order in the Indo-Pacific”.

19 Jan 2018 6:34 AM

How events in 2017 will impact India’s defence and strategic affairs in 2018

2017 can well be described as a watershed year in India-China relations.

19 Jan 2018 12:57 AM

Soldiers died for nation, don't cut their kids' education fund: Navy chief

Lanba's comment came after the Defence Ministry decided to cap the scholarship given to children of martyred, disabled or missing soldiers.

06 Dec 2017 9:02 AM

No Americans came close to INS Chakra, says Sunil Lanba

The admiral said the Navy’s aviation arm was being augmented by the induction of new fighters, surveillance aircraft and ship-borne helicopters.

02 Dec 2017 4:43 AM