- Date of Birth: 17-July-1957.
- Age: 61 years old.
- Nationality: Indian.
- Service: Indian Navy,
- Rank: Admiral(Highest rank in navy),
- Birthplace: Palwal, Haryana.
- Awards:(1) Param Vishisht seva medal, (2) Ati vishist seva medal.
- Education:(1) Mayo collage, Ajmer, (2)National defense academy, pune, (3)Defense services staff college, wellington, (4)College of defence management, secunderabed, (5)Royal college of defense studies, london, (6)Post graduate in defense and management studies.
- Joint Navy: 1 January 1978,
- Chief Naval Staff: from 31 May 2016,
- Spouse: Reena Lanba, Teacher.
- Children’s: 2 daughters(Moneesha and Sukriti) and 1 son(Adhiraj)
Sunil Lanba, PCSM(Param Vishisht Seva Medal), AVSM(Ati Vishisht Seva Medal), ADC (Aide-de-camp) is the current and 23rd chief of the Naval Staff of the Indian navy. He is a chairman of Chiefs of staff committee (CoSC). Sunil Lanba takes charge as the chief of the naval staff on 31 May 2016 and he will hold the office until May 2019. On January 19, 1978, Sunil Lamba was appointed as an officer in the Indian Navy in the executive branch of the Sunil lanba was appointed as an officer in the Indian navy in the executive branch on January 19, 1978
Sunil Lanba Family.
Sunil lanba was born in 1957 in Palwal district of Haryana state and he studied different universities in Ajmer, Pune, Wellington, Secunderabad, and London. He married to Reena lanba, she is a teacher and he has two daughters named moneesha and sukriti and one son adhiraj.
Awards and decorations
- Param Vishisht Seva Medal
- Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
- Samanya Seva Medal
- Special Service Medal
- Operation Parakram Medal
- Sainya Seva Medal
- Videsh Seva Medal
- 50th Anniversary of Independence Medal
- 30 Years Long Service Medal
- 20 Years Long Service Medal
- 9 Years Long Service Medal
The leadership of Sunil Lanba
- Chief of Naval Staff of India
- FOC-in-Western Naval Command
- FOC-in-C Southern Naval Command
- Vice Chief of Naval Staff
- Commandant of National Defense College
- Chief of Staff Headquarters Eastern Naval Command
- Chief of Staff, Southern Naval Command
- Flag Officer Commanding Maharashtra and Gujarat Naval Area