Vice Admiral Dhowan takes charge as new Navy Deputy Chief

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New Delhi, Nov 30(ANI): Vice Admiral Robin Dhowan took over as the Deputy Chief of Naval Staff on Monday.

A Navigation and Direction Specialist, Vice Admiral Dhowan is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and the Defence Services Staff College.

He has undergone various courses in India and abroad including the Sea Harrier Direction course at Yeovilton, UK and the Naval Command Course at Naval War College, Rhode Island, USA.

Vice Admiral Dhowan has held various important staff appointments at Naval Headquarters, which include Deputy Director Naval Operations, Joint Director Naval Plans and as Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff (Policy and Plans), Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence.

He has also served as the Senior Instructor at DSSC Wellington.

Besides, he also had the privilege to command the Eastern Fleet as Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, one of the two operational fleet of the Indian Navy and subsequently took over as Chief of Staff at Headquarters Eastern Naval Command, Visakhapatnam. (ANI)

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