Commodore K Srinivas
Commodore K Srinivas was commissioned into the Engineering Branch of Indian Navy on 01 Jan 90. The Commodore is an alumnus of the 75th course of National Defence Academy and 65th Basic Engineering Course. He is also an alumnus of the prestigious Defence Services Staff College and the Naval War College. Over the past 28 years of his Naval Service, the Commodore has served extensively at sea on the Aircraft Carrier INS Viraat as Assistant Engineer Officer, Senior Engineer Officer and went on to become the Engineer Officer of the ship. During his tenure as the Engineer Officer, the Commodore undertook and steered a major refit package which subsequently extended the life of the Carrier. He has also served extensively in various capacities at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. He has also been the Fleet Engineer Officer, Western Fleet in the rank of Captain. Due to his long association with Aircraft Carrier and the fleet, he was appointed as the Warship Production Superintendent at Russia in 2012-13 wherein the Commodore oversaw the commissioning of INS Vikramaditya. As Principal Director Aircraft Carrier Project, the Commodore ensured smooth integration of INS Vikramaditya into the Indian Navy. Further, on taking over as Principal Director Fleet Maintenance, he supervised two refits of the carrier. He took over as Commanding Officer, INS Shivaji and Senior Officer, Station Lonavla on 23 Feb 18.