India’s Naval Might In Full Display At President’s Fleet Review – What We Know!


The theme of the President’s Fleet Evaluation-2022 was ‘Indian Navy – 75 years in Service of the Nation’,


India’s maritime defence would possibly was on full show as President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday carried out the Fleet Evaluation off the Visakhapatnam coast in Bay of Bengal.

Crusing on the indigenously designed Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel INS Sumitra, designated because the Presidential Yacht, President Kovind sailed previous 44 ships anchored in 4 columns within the Bay of Bengal and acquired the ceremonial salute from every of them.

The theme of the President’s Fleet Evaluation-2022 was ‘Indian Navy – 75 years in Service of the Nation’, commemorating the Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

The crew of every ship introduced a salute with the normal ‘Three Jais’, a symbolic act known as “Man and Cheer Ship,” in an indication of the unconditional allegiance of Navy personnel to the nation and the Supreme Commander.

The President was accompanied by First Girl Savita Kovind, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhat, Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan, Chief of Defence Workers Basic M M Naravane, Chief of Naval Workers Admiral R Hari Kumar, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Japanese Naval Command Vice-Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta and different officers onboard the Presidential Yacht.

The President’s Fleet Evaluation 2022 supplied an perception into the Indian fleet’s energy, functionality and in addition the unity of function.

Alongside the ships, there was a Parade of Sails, comprising two Laser Bahia, six Enterprise Class and 6 Indian Naval Crusing Vessels Mhadei, Tarini, Bulbul, Hariyal, Kadalpura and Neelkanth.

Rescue divers carried out ‘fight jumps’ from the Superior Gentle Helicopter Mk-I, demonstrating a fast rescue utilizing a Rescue Basket.

The ALH from the Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS) 322 in Kochi, often known as the Guardians, is utilized in catastrophe reduction, humanitarian support and rescue operations.

Two Hawks from the INAS 551, often known as Phantoms, carried out tactical manoeuvres in Viper formation, whereas Naval plane, together with Chetak, Dhruv, Seaking and Dornier, carried out a composite fly-past.

As a part of the Fleet Evaluation, the President reviewed the cellular submarine column that included INS Vela, a recently-inducted Made in India Kalvari class submarine.

Marine Commandos (Marcos) from the Particular Operations unit INS Karna on the japanese seaboard, then carried out fight free-fall water jumps from the Para Dornier plane over a chosen drop zone from a top of 6,000 ft.

Displaying immaculate ability, the Marcos accomplished exact landings in a sequence in shut proximity to the Presidential Yacht.

On completion of the assessment, the President returned to base with a ceremonial piping of the facet, adopted by a 21 Gun Salute.

The Navy famous that the final decade has witnessed India’s dependence on maritime surroundings increasing considerably as its financial, army and technological energy grew, world interactions widened and the nationwide safety imperatives and political pursuits stretched regularly past the Indian Ocean Area.

“There appears little doubt that the twenty first century would be the ‘Century of the Seas’ for India and that the seas will stay a key enabler in its world resurgence,” the Navy noticed.