i.Decommissioning ceremony was attended by Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, AVSM.
ii.VSM Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command, was the Chief Guest for the ceremony.
Key Missions of INS Sandhayak:
- Operation Pawan – 1987 – Sri Lankan Civil War
- Operation Rainbow – 2004 – Humanitarian assistance to Tsunami affected region
What is a Hydrographic Survey?
It is a study conducted on the features of offshore oil exploration, dredging, oil drilling and other related activities that affect maritime navigation.
Recent Related News:
In February, 2021, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) delivered the 3rd of Six Kalvari-class submarines based on ‘Scorpene Class’ to the Indian Navy at Mumbai, Maharashtra. The submarine was commissioned into the Indian Navy in March, 2021 as ‘INS Karanj’.
About Indian Navy:
Motto – “Sam no Varunah” or “Be auspicious unto us Oh Varuna”
Chief of Naval Staff – Karambir Singh
Headquarters – New Delhi