VAdm Pendharkar expressed satisfaction with the combat readiness of the EasternFleet to tackle maritime threats in all dimensions, as per Navy officials.

Updated October 9th, 2023 at 21:39 IST

Vice Admiral Pendharkar reviews Eastern Fleet's operational readiness; witnesses naval operations

Vice Admiral Pendharkar assesses Eastern Fleet's combat readiness, witnesses diverse naval operations under Rear Admiral Gurcharan Singh's command.

1/10: VAdm commended INS Vagir's crew for their successful deployment. The crew, in the longest submarine deployment for the Navy, visited Australia and conducted exercises with the Royal Australian Navy./ Image: ANI

2/10: The 5th indigenous Kalvari-class submarine has strengthened India's fleet. In collab with the navy, the naval group established a submarine repair base to enhance the fleet’s operational capabilities./ Image: ANI

3/10: During the assessment, the Vice Admiral observed surface, sub-surface, air, and anti-air tactical drills led by Rear Admiral Gurcharan Singh./ Image: Indian Navy's Sunrise Fleet

4/10: During the tactical drills witnessed by VAdm on October 8, the Indian OTO Melara 76 mm naval gun fired artillery rounds./ Image: Eastern Command , Indian Navy

5/10: Surface-to-Air Barak 1 missiles were fired from an Eastern Command warship during the exercise on October 8./ Image: Indian navy

6/10: During the tactical drill, the RBU 6000 anti-submarine rocket launchers were fired./ Image: Indian Navy

7/10: A Sea King helicopter of the Indian Navy is preparing to land on an Indian Navy ship ahead of a tactical operation./ Image: Indian Navy

8/10: Targeting drones being prepared ahead of the live firing drills. / Image: Indian navy

9/10: A landing craft of the Indian Navy, carrying a visible medical consignment, is heading towards the shore to demonstrate the Navy’s amphibious operations capabilities./ Image: Indian Navy

10/10: The Indian Navy also showcased its prowess in chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear combat during the tactical drills./ Image: Indian NaVY

Published October 9th, 2023 at 21:39 IST