Chief of Navy (Malaysia)

The Chief of Navy (Malay: Panglima Tentera Laut) is the most senior appointment in the Royal Malaysian Navy and has been held by a four-star officer in the rank of Admiral since 2002. The Chief of Navy is a member of the Malaysian Armed Forces Council and directly reports to the Chief of Defence Forces.

The current Chief of Navy is Laksamana Tan Sri Ahmad Kamarulzaman Hj Ahmad Badaruddin who succeeded Laksamana Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Hj Jaafar on 18 November 2015.

Chief of Navy
Panglima Tentera Laut
ڤڠليما تنترا لاوت
Bendera Laksamana TLDM
Incumbent
Admiral Tan Sri Ahmad Kamarulzaman Ahmad Badaruddin

since 7 May 2016
Royal Malaysian Navy
Chief
StyleYang Berbahagia (The Honorable)
Member ofMalaysian Armed Forces Council
Reports toChief of Defence Forces
Term lengthNot fixed
Formation15 May 1957
First holderCommodore Edward Dudley Norman
SalaryTURUS II
Websitewww.navy.mil.my/.../panglima-tentera-laut

Appointees

Rank and honorific Name Service Image Term began Term ended
Senior Officer, Royal Malayan Navy
Commodore Edward Dudley Norman  Royal Navy 15 May 1957 7 February 1960
Captain of the Navy, Malaya
Captain William John Dovers  Royal Australian Navy 8 February 1960 13 July 1962
Chief of Navy
Commodore Anthony Monckton Synnot  Royal Australian Navy 14 July 1962 March 1965
Commodore Allen Nelson Dollard  Royal Australian Navy March 1965 30 November 1968
Rear Admiral Tan Sri Dato' Seri K. Thanabalasingam  Royal Malaysian Navy 1 December 1968 31 December 1976
Vice Admiral Dato' Mohammad Zain Mohammad Salleh  Royal Malaysian Navy 1 January 1977 31 December 1985
Vice Admiral Tan Sri Abdul Wahab Nawi  Royal Malaysian Navy 1 January 1986 31 October 1991
Vice Admiral Tan Sri Mohd Shariff Ishak  Royal Malaysian Navy 1 November 1991 12 October 1996
Vice Admiral Tan Sri Ahmad Ramli Mohd Nor  Royal Malaysian Navy 13 October 1996 14 October 1998
Vice Admiral Tan Sri Dato' Seri Abu Bakar Abdul Jamal  Royal Malaysian Navy 15 October 1998 12 August 2001
Admiral Tan Sri Mohd Ramly Abu Bakar  Royal Malaysian Navy 13 August 2001 13 October 2003
Admiral Tan Sri Dato' Seri Mohammad Anwar Mohammad Nor  Royal Malaysian Navy 13 October 2003 28 April 2005
Admiral Tan Sri Ilyas Din  Royal Malaysian Navy 29 April 2005 13 November 2006
Admiral Tan Sri Ramlan Mohamed Ali  Royal Malaysian Navy 15 November 2006 31 March 2008
Admiral Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Jaafar  Royal Malaysian Navy 1 April 2008 6 May 2016
Admiral Tan Sri Ahmad Kamarulzaman Ahmad Badaruddin  Royal Malaysian Navy 7 May 2016 29 November 2018
Admiral Dato Mohd Reza Mohd Sany  Royal Malaysian Navy 30 November 2018 Incumbent

Living former Chiefs of Navy

See also

References

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