Chief of Personnel (COP)

Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh, AVSM, NM

Chief of Personnel (COP)

Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh, AVSM, NM has assumed the office of Chief of Personnel on 02 Dec 19. Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01 Jul 1983 and specialized in Aviation. The Flag Officer is a Qualified Flying Instructor with Master Green instrument rating. He has flown HT-2, Kiran HJT 16 (MK I, MK IA & MK II), TS 11 Iskra, Hunter, Harrier Gr 3, Sea Harrier, Jet Provost, Chetak, Gazelle, Hawk and Mig 29 KUB aircraft during his illustrious career.

He has commanded various frontline ships and Naval Air Squadrons including INS Himgiri, INS Ranvijay, INS Ranvir, INAS 551B, INAS 300 as well as the premier Air Base INS Hansa. Additionally he was also appointed Indian Defence Advisor (Kenya, Tanzania and Seychelles) (2005-2008). His Flag Appointments include Assistant Controller Carrier Project & Assistant Controller Warship Production and Acquisition at IHQ MoD(N), Flag Officer Goa Area/ Flag Officer Naval Aviation at Goa, Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet at Mumbai, Chief Of Staff, Western Naval Command at Mumbai and Director General Project Seabird at IHQ MoD(N).

The Flag Officer has undergone various courses in India and abroad which include the Flying Instructors Course at Tambaram, Staff Course at DSSC Wellington, Harrier Conversion Course at Royal Air Force Base, Wittering, UK and Project Management Programme at IIM Ahmedabad.

Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh has been decorated with the Nausena Medal (Gallantry) in 2004 and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in 2017.

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