Rear Admiral Srikant took charge as Flag Officer, Submarines from Rear Admiral Michael T. Moraes on Friday.

Rear Admiral Srikant is an alumnus of National Defence College, New Delhi. Prior to his present appointment, he was commanding the destroyer, Indian Naval Ship Delhi. He also held many prestigious Command and Staff Appointments including Command of Submarine Shalki and Indian Naval Ship Ranvijay. His shore appointments include that of Deputy Director, Submarine Operations and Naval Intelligence. He served as Naval Advisor (Islamabad) and Project Manager, Advanced Technology Vessel Program, New Delhi. Rear Admiral Moraes is proceeding to New Delhi to take charge as the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Submarines).

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