Chief of Naval Staff (Bangladesh)

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) (Bengali: নৌবাহিনী প্রধান; Nou Bahini Pradhan) is the commander and usually the highest-ranking officer of the Bangladesh Navy. The position is abbreviated as CNS in Bangladesh Navy, and currently held by a four-star officer in the rank of admiral. The current CNS is Vice Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury , who took office on 26 January 2019 following retirement of Admiral Mohammad Nizamuddin Ahmed

Chief of Naval Staff
নৌবাহিনী প্রধান
Naval Ensign of Bangladesh
Ensign Flag of the Bangladesh Navy
Incumbent
Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury

since 26 January 2019
 Bangladesh Navy
Reports toThe Prime Minister
SeatNavy HQ, Banani, Dhaka
AppointerThe Prime Minister
with the advice and consent of the President
Term lengthMaximum 4 years
Constituting instrumentNavy Ordinance, 1961 (Ordinance No. XXXV of 1961)
First holderActing Captain Nurul Huq,(E),BN
Websitenavy.mil.bd

Appointees

The following table chronicles the appointees to the office of the Chief of the Naval Staff since the independence of Bangladesh.

List of all Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh Navy:[1]

Chief of Naval Staff Took office Left office Time in office
-
Nurul Huq
Captain
Nurul Huq
(born 1922)
Acting
7 April 19726 November 19731 year, 213 days
1
Musharraf Hussain Khan
Rear Admiral
Musharraf Hussain Khan
7 November 19733 November 19795 years, 361 days
2
Mahbub Ali Khan psn
Rear Admiral
Mahbub Ali Khan psn
(1934–1984)
4 November 19796 August 1984 †4 years, 276 days
3
Sultan Ahmed
Rear Admiral
Sultan Ahmed
(1938–2012)
6 August 198414 August 19906 years, 8 days
4
Amir Ahmed Mustafa
Rear Admiral
Amir Ahmed Mustafa
15 August 19902 May 1991260 days
5
Muhammad Mohaiminul Islam (S/M), ncc, psc
Rear Admiral
Muhammad Mohaiminul Islam (S/M), ncc, psc
(born 1941)
4 June 19913 June 19953 years, 303 days
6
Mohammad Nurul Islam ncc, psc
Rear Admiral
Mohammad Nurul Islam ncc, psc
4 June 19953 June 19993 years, 303 days
7
Abu Taher ncc, psc
Rear Admiral
Abu Taher ncc, psc
4 June 19993 June 20022 years, 303 days
8
Shah Iqbal Mujtaba ndc, psc
Rear Admiral
Shah Iqbal Mujtaba ndc, psc
(born 1948)
4 June 20029 January 20052 years, 281 days
9
M. Hasan Ali Khan ndc, psc
Rear Admiral
M. Hasan Ali Khan ndc, psc
(1950–2013)
9 January 20059 February 20072 years, 31 days
10
Sarwar Jahan Nizam ndu, psc
Vice Admiral
Sarwar Jahan Nizam ndu, psc
(born 1952)
10 January 200728 January 20092 years, 18 days
11
Zahir Uddin Ahmed (ND), NBP, BCGM, ndc, psc
Vice Admiral
Zahir Uddin Ahmed (ND), NBP, BCGM, ndc, psc
(born 1957)
29 January 200928 January 20133 years, 365 days
12
M. Farid Habib (,ND) NBP, OSP, BCGM, ndc, psc
Admiral
M. Farid Habib (,ND) NBP, OSP, BCGM, ndc, psc
(born 1959)
28 January 201327 January 20162 years, 364 days
13
Mohammad Nizamuddin Ahmed (TAS), OSP, ndc, psc
Admiral
Mohammad Nizamuddin Ahmed (TAS), OSP, ndc, psc
(born 1960)
27 January 201626 January 20192 years, 364 days
14
Aurangzeb Chowdhury NBP, OSP, BCGM, BCGMS, ndc, psc
Admiral
Aurangzeb Chowdhury NBP, OSP, BCGM, BCGMS, ndc, psc
(born 1959)
26 January 2019Incumbent196 days

See also

References

  1. ^ "Bangladesh Navy". www.navy.mil.bd. Retrieved 2016-08-10.
Aurangzeb Chowdhury

Aurangzeb Chowdhury, (born 28 September 1959) is the current Chief of Staff of the Bangladesh Navy. Previously, he held the post of Director General of the Bangladesh Coast Guard.

Chief of the Naval Staff

Chief of the Naval Staff is the formal title for the office of:

Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy

Chief of Naval Staff (Bangladesh)

Chief of Naval Staff (Ghana)

Chief of Naval Staff (Nigeria)

Chief of Naval Staff (Pakistan)

Chief of Navy (Australia)

Chief of Navy (New Zealand)

Chief of Staff of the French Navy

Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy

Chief of the Naval Staff (India)

Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy

First Sea Lord

List of serving admirals of the Bangladesh Navy

This is the list of serving admirals of the Bangladesh Navy. Currently the navy has one full admiral with 9 rear-admirals and zero vice-admiral.

AdmiralAdmiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury, Chief Of Naval Staff, Bangladesh NavyRear AdmiralsRear Admiral M Makbul Hossain, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operations)

Rear Admiral Akhtar Habib, Ambassador to Maldives

Rear Admiral Md Shaheen Iqbal, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel)

Rear Admiral Mohammad Moyeenul Haque, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Material)

Rear Admiral M Lokmanur Rahman, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Logistics)

Rear Admiral M Abu Ashraf, Commander Chattogram Naval Area (COMCHIT)

Rear Admiral M Mozammel Haq, Commander Khulna Naval Area (COMKHUL)

Rear Admiral Mohammad Nazmul Hassan, Commander Bangladesh Navy Fleet (COMBAN)

Rear Admiral M Ashraful Huq, Director General, Bangladesh Coast Guard

Rear Admiral M Khaled Iqbal, Vice Chancellor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University

Rear Admiral M Shafiul Azam, NUP, ndc, psc ,Senior Directing Staff (Navy), National Defence College

Rear Admiral M Zulfiqer Aziz, Chairman, Chottogram Port Authority

Military Institute of Science and Technology

Military Institute of Science and Technology (Bengali: মিলিটারি ইনস্টিটিউট অফ সায়েন্স অ্যান্ড টেকনোলজি) commonly known as MIST is an advanced Engineering University of Bangladesh. It is the Institution of Bangladesh Armed Forces for Engineering education. It is a Governmental educational institution, which is under the affiliation of Bangladesh University of Professionals(BUP), a Public university governed by the Armed Forces of Bangladesh. In the beginning it was under the affiliation of University of Dhaka.

MIST is an Armed Forces institution and there are almost 2500+ students in this institution, where both military students and civil students study for taking Engineering degree.

Mohammad Nizamuddin Ahmed

Mohammad Nizamuddin Ahmed (born c. 1960) in an admiral in the Bangladesh Navy and the former Chief of Naval Staff. He previously served as the Director of Coast Guard Operations and commander of Chittagong Naval Command (COMCHIT). He also served in Naval Headquarters as Director of Personnel Services and Secretary to the Chief of Naval Staff. Inter Service Public Relations Directorate (ISPR) announced Ahmed's nomination to succeed Admiral Farid Habib. Ahmed began serving as the 15th Chief of Naval Staff on 27 January 2016.

Naval War College

The Naval War College (NWC or NAVWARCOL) is the staff college and "Home of Thought" for the United States Navy at Naval Station Newport in Newport, Rhode Island. The NWC educates and develops leaders, supports defining the future Navy and associated roles and missions, supports combat readiness, and strengthens global maritime partnerships.

The Naval War College is one of the senior service colleges including the Army War College, the Marine Corps War College, and the Air War College. Additionally, the U.S. Department of Defense operates the National War College.

Pradhan

Pradhan (Devanagari: प्रधान) is a ministerial title used in South Asia that equates to the more popular term Vizier in rank and function. The Sanskrit pradhan translates to "major" or "prime"; however, the more modern Hindi definitions provided by the Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary also include "chief" and "leader". The precise interpretation can differ significantly by region. The style was abandoned by many Indian princely states during the Mughal era in favor of Persian styles such as Wasir and Diwan.

Organization
Leadership
History and wars
War leaders
Decorations
Personnel and
equipment
Chiefs of the navy by country
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

Languages

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by authors (here).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.