1 TS Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

IN Ships Tir, Sujata, Sudarshini, Shardul and ICGS Sarathi are visiting Penang, Malaysia from 08 to 12 October 2017. The visit is aimed to expose the trainees to the conduct of IN warship in foreign waters, port familiarisation and foster ‘bridges of friendship’ between the two countries. The ships belong to the First Training Squadron of the Indian Navy functioning under the Southern Naval Command, headquartered at Kochi and  comprises six indigenously built ships, namely, Indian Naval Ships Tir, Sujata, Shardul, Indian Coast Guard Ship Sarathi and two Sail Training Ships, viz, INS Sudarshini and INS Tarangini.

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

1 TS Ships Entering Penang Harbour

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

INS Tir at Penang

The Southern Naval Command (SNC) is the Training Command of the Indian Navy which is headed by Vice Admiral AR Karve, AVSM, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command.

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Welcome Address by the Senior Officer

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Address by the Chief Minister of Penang Mr Lim Guan Eng

Executive Branch trainee officers, after completing ab-initio training at the Indian Naval Academy, including the successful completion of B Tech degree course, join the First Training Squadron for intensive Practical Sea Training of 24 weeks designed to enable them get their ‘Sea Legs’. The Sea Trainees are taught seamanship, basic navigation, ship handling, boat work, engineering aspects besides exposure to the rigours of life at sea. The curriculum also includes sail training onboard the Sail Training Ship, where the trainees are exposed to the elements and get to grips with the art of sailing and rope work. On successful completion of this phase, the trainees are appointed to various ships of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard for the Afloat Training Phase and Seamanship Board. At the First Training Squadron, the IN also trains officers from friendly foreign countries.

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

High Commissioner of India to Malaysia - HE Mr TS Tirumurti Being Recieved Onboard by Senior Officer

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Dy Chief Minister of Penang Mr P Ramasamy and HE TS Tirumurti Being Briefed About 1 TS Activities

The Indian Navy has imparted training to international trainees for more than four decades, and approximately 13,500 personnel from over 40 countries have been trained. Presently four officers from Malaysia are undergoing various Ab-initio to advanced courses at SNC. The Command has gained the reputation of being the finest training destination by maintaining a focussed approach to provide high quality training and by constant adaptation to evolving tactics and technologies.

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Presentation of Memento to the Chief Minister of Penang Mr Lim Guan Eng

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

 Presentation of Memento to the Dy Chief Minister of Penang Mr Dato Mohd Rashid

The Training Squadron is helmed by Captain DJ Revar, Senior Officer First Training Squadron, who is also Commanding Officer INS Tir. He has under him, a team of highly motivated officers and sailors to assist him in conduct of the sea training.

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Presentation of Memento to the Dy Chief Minister of Penang Mr P Ramasamy

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

(L-R) CO Sujata, Sarathi and Tir with Indian HC to Malaysia He Mr TS Tirumurti

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Dy CM of Penang M Dato Mohd Rashid Bin Hasnon, HC of India to Malaysia Dr TS Tirumurti, CM of Penang Mr Lim Guan Eng and Senior Officer 1 TS

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

PASSEX Meeting Onboard INS Tir with RMN Officers

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Senior Officer 1 TS with Capt Abau, CO KD Sri Penang Volunteer Reserve Forces Training Center

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Sea Trainees of 1 TS Presenting a Cultural Programme

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Sea Trainees of 1 TS Presenting a Folk Dance

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Sea Trainees of 1 TS Presenting Bhangra Dance

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Visit by School Children of Ramakrishna Tamil School Penang Onboard 1 TS Ships

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Visit by School Children of Ramakrishna Tamil School Penang Onboard 1 TS Ships

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Visit by School Children of Ramakrishna Tamil School Penang Onboard 1 TS Ships

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Breafing to Sea Trainees of 1 TS at Lumut Naval Base

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Sea Trainees at Lumut Naval Base

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Visit by School Children of Ramakrishna Tamil School, Penang Onboard 1 TS Ships

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Friendly Football Match Between Sea Trainees of 1 TS and RMN Personnel

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Visit by School Children and RMN School Cadets to 1 TS Ships

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

1 TS  Ships Visit Penang, Malaysia

Wreath Laying by Sea Trainees of 1 TS at the Penang War Memorial

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