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INS Nireekshak departs Trincomalee

September 22, 2023 Photo(s): By PRO (Navy)
SDS Dive over HMS Hermes

Indian Navy's Diving Support and Submarine Rescue Vessel, INS Nireekshak departed Trincomalee on September 21, 2023 after a week long Dive Training exercise with the Sri Lanka Navy. Diving teams of both the Navies undertook extensive harbour as well as sea dives. In addition, several interaction including cross training of personnel on various aspects of mutual interest were held between the ship’s crew and SLN personnel. Officers from Junior Command & Staff College, Trincomalee visited the ship who were briefed on the Saturation Diving capability of the ship.

Rear Admiral P.S. De Silva, Commander of Eastern Naval Area visited the ship and appreciated Indian Navy’s support towards training of SLN divers. He also emphasised the need to exchange Best Practices and professional expertise between both the navies.

(Left to Right) Dive Preparation; IN SLN Divex.

Apart from training activities, a social outreach activity was held at a school of underprivileged children in Trincomalee. A joint beach cleanup drive was undertaken at Dutch Beach on the occasion of International Coastal Cleanup Day.

In a display of unity and wellness, joint yoga session and friendly basketball match were held with Sri Lankan Naval personnel.

The ship was open to visitors and more than 1500 personnel visited the ship.

The ship’s visit has further reinforced strong ties between the two Navies.