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Shahin Sultanov

Preceded by  Fuad Yusifov
Service/branch  Azerbaijani Navy
Name  Shahin Sultanov
Rank  Vice Admiral
Religion  Islam

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President  Heydar Aliyev, Ilham Aliyev

Career in Azerbaijani Navy

Sultanov graduated from Navigation department of Azerbaijan Naval Academy (formerly Caspian Military and Navy College named after S.M. Kirov). He was appointed the Commander of Azerbaijani Naval Forces in 1999.

Sultanov's rank was raised to Counter Admiral on January 19, 2002. On June 24, 2005 he was promoted to Vice Admiral. He was awarded with Veten Ughrunda Medal (In the Name of Motherland) on June 24, 2003; Azerbaijani Flag Order on June 22, 2006; Herbi Xidmlete Gore Medal on June 24, 2010.

As the commander of forces, he's modernized the Azerbaijani Navy and established close contacts with Turkish and Pakistani Navy.

References

Shahin Sultanov Wikipedia


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