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Introduction to indian navy

  1. 1. Seek : Study : Succeed<br />
  2. 2. Introduction to Indian Navy<br />
  3. 3. India has a 7500 km coastline and over Two million square kilometers of exclusive economic zone (EEZ). With this and with a large number of island territories India needs a strong Navy.<br />It is always in a state of preparedness during peace and war. The Navy currently has approximately<br />56,000 personnel on active duty<br />5,000 members of the naval aviation branch<br />1,200 marine commandos<br />1,000 SagarPrahari Bal soldiers. In terms of personnel<br />Indian Navy is the fifth largest in the world. The Indian Navy currently operates around 170 vessels, including the aircraft carrier INS Viraat, along with operational jet fighters. The primary objective of the navy is to secure national maritime borders, India also uses its navy to enhance its international relations through joint exercises, port visits and humanitarian missions, including disaster relief. In recent years, the Indian Navy has undergone extensive modernization and expansion meaning there is now a much more overt military and political readiness to establish 'blue water' capability.<br />
  4. 4. Navy consists of a nation's combat fleet, its supporting ships, and their personnel the training establishments and the land bases.<br />Most maritime nations with large naval fleets have an air branch of their own. The fleet consists of patrol boats, torpedo crafts which patrol and safe guard coastal regions. <br />Warship as aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, frigates and submarines operate in deep seas. Support ships, also known as auxiliary ships, provide them fuel, rations, armament repair facilities and various other services; thus they greatly extend the navy's range of operations.<br />Indian Navy is the strongest in the Indian Ocean and the 7th largest Navy in the world.<br />The Indian Navy today is a well capable of safe guarding the surface of the oceans and safeguarding our national interests.<br />
  5. 5. Role of The Navy:<br />The Indian Navy has several roles::-<br />In conjunction with other armed forces of the union, act to deter or defeat any threats or aggression against the territory, people or maritime interests of India, both in war and peace<br />Project influence in India's maritime area of interest, to further the nation's political, economic and security objectives<br />In cooperation with the Indian Coast Guard, ensure good order and stability in India's maritime zones of responsibility<br />Provide maritime assistance (including disaster relief) in India's maritime neighborhood<br />To play a key role as part of a pluralistic security order for a better world<br />
  6. 6. The Indian Navy is divided into the following broad categories:<br />Current Command:<br />The Indian Navy operates three Commands. Each Command is headed by a Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief in the rank of Vice Admiral.<br />
  7. 7. Naval Rank (In rank of hierarchy):<br />
  8. 8. Branches of the Indian Navy:<br />
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