Naval Woman Officer to be Posted Abroad as Defence Attache


New Delhi: Close on the heels of a woman officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) being posted as deputy air attache in the Indian embassy in Moscow, the Navy has selected its first woman officer for the post of a defence attaché abroad.

Lt Commander Karabi Gogoi who is a naval engineer currently in Karwar naval base in Karnataka has been selected for the post of assistant naval Attaché in Indian embassy in Moscow, sources said.

Her posting comes a month after the IAF posted Wing Commander Anjali Singh as the deputy air attaché at the Indian embassy in Moscow.

“Lt-Commander Gogoi will finish her Russian language course this month. She is likely to take over the new post in Moscow in December after requisite approvals,” sources said.

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