Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha is a former Chief of Integrated Defence Staff and was member of Defence Acquisition Council between 2010 to 2012. During his tenure, the Long Term Integrated Perspective Plan was compiled and approved by the Government.
He is a naval aviator of fighter stream and has flown over 2700 hrs. He steered aviation acquisition as the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff. Later he held command of the potent Western Fleet. He retired in 2014 as the Commander in Chief of the Western Naval Command based at Mumbai with additional responsibility of Commander in Chief Coastal Security, Western Seaboard.
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