Training Camp Concluded at Indian Naval Academy
Eagle Squadron emerged victorious in camp ‘Rookie’ conducted for Naval Orientation Course (NOC) and Fighter Squadron emerged victorious in camp ‘Barracuda’ conducted for Second Term INAC (BTech) and Naval Orientation Course (Extended) cadets. 227 cadets including 12 women trainees and 11 International cadets participated in the camps conducted from 03 to 06 April 2019 at INA. The camps aimed at developing esprit-de-corps, camaraderie, leadership qualities, physical endurance and mental strength amongst cadets under stressful situations abiding by Navy’s core values - Duty, Honour and Courage. The camp activities comprised route march, endurance runs, land navigation exercises, obstacle course, small arms firing, tent pitching, seamanship evolutions, whaler rigging and pulling, raft preparation and punting in Kavvayi backwaters. The camps witnessed a highly spirited participation by all six squadrons in a challenging quadrathlon, comprising a gruelling run through the varied terrains of INA, followed by swimming, obstacle course and small arms firing. The four day camp culminated with a camp fire. Commandant INA awarded the camp banners to winners and congratulated all the participants.