Milestone Moment:First Woman Commanding Officer In Indian Navy


The Indian Navy in a historic move, appoints its first woman CO a naval ship by “all roles – all rank” philosophy. Navy Chief Admiral Rhari Kumar appointed a lieutenant commander as the Commanding Officer of the INS Trinkat ship operating from the western shoreline.

Historic Appointment in the Indian Navy

Breaking new ground, the Indian Navy has made a Lieutenant a female Commanding Officer, leading INS Trinket which is situated along the western coast. The “All roles rank” principle indicates an important step in incorporating women into leadership positions at sea which have been predominantly male-preserved territory so far. A highly qualified navigation instructor and experienced observer on maritime patrol aircraft, this officer emphasizes how the Navy opens options for women at all levels of naval staff.

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Source: TheIndianExpress