INS Sandhayak, the first of its class indigenously designed and built Hydrographic Survey Ship of Indian Navy, will be decommissioned on Friday, 04 Jun 21 after serving the nation for 40 years. The decommissioning ceremony of INS Sandhayak will be held at Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam.
India is witnessing the second wave of COVID-19. The Indian Defence Forces waged a war against the deadly virus by launching operation CO-JEET. Based on a request from the Srikakulam District Collector Shri J Niwas, the Indian Navy provided on “Oxygen on Wheels” plant to Palasa COVID Care Centre on Mayn25, 2021.
Eastern Naval Command Chief, Vice Admiral Karambir Singh was appointed as the new chief of the Indian Navy on Saturday. He will succeed Admiral Sunil Lanba who is retiring from service on May 31.
India on Thursday signed a $3 billion deal with Russia to lease another nuclear attack submarine. The Akula 2 class submarine – Chakra-III will be customised and fitted with indigenous communications systems and sensors. The vessel will be ready by 2025.