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Vice Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi named as new Naval Chief

New Delhi, 5 June 2012: Vice Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi has been named as the new Navy Chief. He will succeed Admiral Nirmal Verma whose tenure ends on August 31.

Devendra Kumar Joshi is currently the Western Naval Command Chief and a specialist in anti submarine warfare. His sea command operations includes guided missile corvette INS Kuthar, guided missile destroyer INS Ranvir and the aircraft carrier INS Viraat.