Navy Day 2019 : India (December 04)

Indian Navy Day is celebrated?

Indian Navy Day is celebrated every year on December 4th across the country. It is celebrated in memory of the victory of the Indian Navy on the Pakistani Navy in the 1971 war.
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Navy Day: India (December 04): (04 Dec: Indian Navy Day)

‘Operation Trident’:

Operation Trident had been planned under the leadership of Navy Chief Admiral SM Nanda. The responsibility of this task was given to the 25th Squadron Commander Babru Bhan Yadav. On December 04, 1971, the Navy first attacked Pakistan Navy Headquarters in Karachi. Many ships, including the ammunition supply ship, were destroyed. Meanwhile, the oil tanker of Pakistan was also devastated. The flames in Karachi oil depot could also be seen from a distance of 60 kilometers. The fire in Karachi’s oil depot could not be extinguished for seven days and seven nights.

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History of Indian Navy:

The navy is a part of the Indian Army, which is commanded by the Home Ministry. Admiral Sunil Lamba, the current president of the Indian Navy. The headquarters of the Navy is in the National Capital, Delhi.

In 1613, Indian Marine was formed in the form of the East India Company’s war-fighting army, which was named “Bombay Marin” in 1685, but it remained till 1830. On September 8, 1934, the Indian Legislative Council passed the Indian Naval Discipline Act and was renamed the Royal Indian Navy.

Navy expanded during World War II and the number of officers and soldiers reached around 30,000. At present, the Indian Navy is the fifth largest navy in the world, in which the number of soldiers is 79,000.

Naval Day Ceremony:

Naval Day celebrations are organized by the Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam. On the day of Navy Day, after submitting a wreath in the memory of the martyred navy, the submarine vessel, the vessel, performs spectacularly, which includes a large number of local people.

Vessel involved in the Indian Navy fleet
Aircraft carrier: Vikramaditya, Virat
Destroyer / Destroyer: Delhi Category, Rajput Division, Kolkata Category
Frigate: Shivalik Category- Shivalik, Satpura, Sahyadri.
Swords Category: Sword, Trident, Tuber, Teg, Quiver, Triangle
Brahmaputra Category: Brahmaputra, Beas, Betwa
Godavari Category: The Godavari, Gomti, Ganga
Eucalyptus category (Lender).
Kora Category: Kora, Kirch, Kushish, Karmuk
Khuki Category: Kirpan, Kahar, Khandhar, Khuki.
Heroic range: brave, fearless, handling, disassociated, dehydrated, vibhuti, copious, destruction, power, destruction, deluge, prevail
Abhay category: Abhay, Ajay, Akshaya, Agra.
Project 28: Kia motor.


Sindhughosh range: Sindhudhosh, Sindhvaj, Sindhuraj, Sindhuir, Sindhurana, Sindhukesari, Sindhurti, Sindhujay, Sindhuraksh, Sindhurashtra
Infant Category: Shishu, Shankush, Shalki, Shankul
FotTrot Category, Scorpene Category
Nuclear submarines.
Acul Category: There are also many other than the cycle.


  • The theme of 2015 was “Indian Navy – Ensuring Secure Seas for a Resurgent Nation.”
  • The theme of 2012 was “Indian Navy – Maritime Power for National Prosperity”.
  • The theme of 2008 was “Reaching Out to Maritime Neighbours”.


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