Maithri Yugayak Thirasara Sanwardanayak
Nov 07, 2017

Indian Navy training squadron visit to Colombo

IN Ships Tir, Sujata, Sudarshini, Shardul and Coast Guard Ship Sarathi belonging to the First Training Squadron (1 TS) of the Indian Navy functioning under the Southern Naval Command (SNC), headquartered at Kochi are now in  Colombo.

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.

1TS comprises 6 ships including indigenously built ships (INS Tir, Sujata, Shardul), ICGS Sarathi and two Sail Training Ships, (INS Sudarshini  and Tarangini).

The Training Squadron is helmed by Captain DJ Revar, Senior Officer First Training Squadron, who is also Commanding Officer INS Tir.

At the First Training Squadron, the IN also trains officers from friendly foreign countries.

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