HMIS Valsura was commissioned in 1942 as the Torpedo Training School of The Royal Indian Navy. The name Valsura means Swordfish , which was also the name of the most common torpedo carrying aircraft of the Royal Navy. Post- Independence, the establishment was renamed Indian Naval Ship Valsura. It is located on Rozi Island in Jamnagar amidst the scenic salt pans that are home to several species of migratory birds.
Commodore Ajay Patney was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 30 Nov 1991 and has done his M Tech in Microwave and Communication Engineering from IIT Delhi. He is an alumnus of DSSC Wellington and NWC Goa.