Southern Naval Command Current Affairs, GK & News

INS Nireekshak rescued fishermen stranded off the coast of Kochi

The INS Nireekshak was recently involved in the rescue of 10 fishermen who were stranded off the coast of Kochi. INS Nireekshak INS Nireekshak is a vessel of the Southern Naval Command which is based in Kochi, Kerala. It is a diving support vessel that was commissioned in 1989. It was initially used for ONGC’s ..

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Exercise ‘Apharan’ conducted by Southern Naval Command

A large scale Anti Hijacking Exercise named ‘Apharan’ was conducted off the Port of Kochi on Wednesday, 18th December 2019 by the Southern Naval Command of the Indian Navy in collaboration with Indian Coast Gaurd (ICG), all concerned stakeholders and the Cochin Port Trust. This was the first time that such a large scale exercise ..

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Admiral Krishna Swaminathan takes over as Flag Officer Sea Training

On 18th March, 2019, Rear Admiral Krishna Swaminathan, VSM has been designated as Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) at Kochi. He was a specialist in Communication and Electronic Warfare was commissioned into the Indian Navy in July 1987. He was the Chief Staff Officer (Training) at Headquarters Southern Naval Command and played a key role ..

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INS Dronacharya wins Kochi Area Pulling Regatta 2019

A team from INS Dronacharya has won the Regetta trophy (also called The Cock) in the Kochi Area Pulling Regatta 2019 of the Southern Naval Command (SNC) in the Ernakulam Channel on January 31. The Boat Pulling regatta is one of the most prestigious and traditional naval sporting activities conducted in the Navy. The boats ..

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‘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 ..

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