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INS Sumitra

INS Sumitra is a new-generation naval offshore patrol vessel which has joined the Eastern Naval Command in Chennai. The need for strict and effective naval surveillance gained voice when it was found that the terrorists who had caused 2008 attack at Mumbai came by a sea-route and were heavily loaded with supplies and weapons. The ..

INS Vijit becomes first-ever Coast Guard ship to visit Indonesia

Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘INS Vijit’ has become the first-ever Coast Guard ship to visit Indonesian port of Sabang on March 17, 2019. The ship is commanded by Comdt T Ashish (0532-J), who is a long Navigation Direction officer. The 4-day visit of INS Vijit highlighted the close proximity between the two countries and the ..


‘INS Dweeprakshak’: Navy commissions full-fledged naval base station in Lakshadweep

As part of its efforts to augment the security of the strategically significant Lakshadweep archipelago, on Monday. The Navy commissioned a full-fledged naval base, INS Dweeprakshak, at Kavaratti. Objective: To maintain effective coastal surveillance and defence capability. Indian warships on patrol would now extend their reach farther with base support from INS Dweeprakshak. What is ..