AS a part of Navy Day celebrations, a day at sea for school children and veterans (including Army & Air Force) was organized by the Indian Navy on 28 November 2016. The event also endeavors to give an opportunity to young school children to witness first hand the Indian Navy and might of our warships, by having the glimpse of various scintillating activities at sea. Over 700 students from 19 schools from in and around Mumbai and about 700 veterans participated in the event. The event included many exercises at sea such as flying operations, force protection measures (FPM), replenishment at sea, marine commandos operations, demonstrations by missile boats and Boarding Operations. The event also aimed at refreshing the memories of our veteran’s and to expose them to advancements made by our navy in consonance with modern technology.
Children and veterans embarked on Indian Naval Ships Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Tabar, Trikhand, Beas, Aditya, and Subhadra. Navy Day is celebrated every year on 04 Dec to commemorate the attack on Karachi harbour and the decisive naval victory in 1971 war against Pakistan.