Day at Sea - Chief of the Naval Staff Embarks Western Fleet, Mumbai
Chief of the Naval Staff embarked Western Fleet at sea on 18 May 2019. CNS was accorded the traditional honour of an impressive steam-past by eleven ships and two submarines of the fleet and four flotilla ships as well as a fly-past by aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm, as they bid him adieu. All ship sides were manned by personnel for 'Man and Cheer Ship'. Whilst on board the flagship INS Vikramaditya, the CNS addressed all personnel at sea and interacted with them over Barakhana. He expressed great satisfaction and pride at being a part of the Indian Navy for over 40 years. In addition, the Admiral interacted with all officers and sailors of WNC over High Tea reflecting upon achievements of the Navy and the strides needed towards furthering its future.