Posted by- Neelam Mathews
July 28, 2011
The Indian Navy will see three key appointments starting July 29.
Rear Admiral MT Moraes will take over as the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Submarines) in Delhi. Rear Admiral Srikant will take over as Flag Officer Submarines (FOSM) based at Visakhapatnam and Rear Admiral G Ashok Kumar will take over as Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) at Kochi.
ACNS (SM) looks after perspective planning and acquisition of submarines for the Indian Navy. A role that assumes critical importance as the Indian Navy is pursuing vital submarine acquisition plans, says IN.
FOSM is the class authority on submarines and is responsible for defining standards, policies and procedures for operations and maintenance of submarines in the Indian Navy.
FOST is the authority responsible for operational sea training and work up of all surface ships.