‘Nisdar’, ‘Nipun’ Deep Sea Training Vessels join Navy
In a program held on Thursday in Visakhapatnam, Navy Commander Chief Commander R. Inducted into the Navy under the presence of Harikumar.
Both the indigenously designed ships were manufactured at Hindustan Shipbuilding Company located in Visakhapatnam.
Kala Harikumar, President of the Navy Welfare Association and wife of the Chief of Naval Staff, named the two ships ‘Nistar’ and ‘Nipun’ and formally inducted them into the Navy.
These two training ships were built with the participation of Indian industrial companies, especially MSMEs. More than 120 such companies across India have participated in the scheme, the Navy said.
These ships will be used for submarine rescue and deep sea training. Navy officials said that they will be involved in operation of helicopters in sea area and in search and rescue operations.