V Adm Suresh Bangara (Retired) Articles 3
He retired as Flag Officer Commanding – in – Chief, Southern Naval Command on 31 Jul 2006. Before that he was the Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff – Operations, Commandant, National Defence Academy, Commander – in – Chief, Southern Naval Command. He also served as Naval Attache/Adviser at the Embassy/High Commission of India at Islamabad. He participated in the famous attack by Indian Navy on the Karachi harbour in Indo – Pak 1971 operations and was awarded ‘Mention in Despatches’. He underwent the Staff Course at the Royal Naval Staff College, Greenwich, London, 1979. National Defence College, New Delhi, 1992 and a course for Senior Executives in National and International Security,(John F Kennedy School) Harvard University, 2000. A prolific writer and speaker in various forums, he has authored papers and monographs, co-authored books and is a regular contributor in a few web based publications.
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Underwater Domain Awareness and Acoustic Capacity Building – A Maritime Security Perspective in the Indian Ocean Region
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