INS Vela: Submarine INS Vela was inducted into service on Thursday by the Indian Navy, further increasing the naval power of the country. The Indian Navy is to induct a total of six submarines under the Kalvari-class submarine Project-75. INS Vela is the fourth submarine of this class inducted into service. The submarine was inducted into service in the presence of Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh.
Naval strength increased with INS Vela
Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh said that INS Vela is the fourth submarine of this class. Thanking the team members, he said that there was some problem due to Kovid but our team worked very hard. The situation on LAC during my tenure and the challenges of Kovid were also there. The Navy Chief said that we keep monitoring Chinese Vessels. We are watching very closely the current cooperation between China and Pakistan.
#INSVela commissioned into the #IndianNavy today #25Nov21,#watch as the naval ensign is hoisted for the first time onboard.#HappyHunting@indiannavy @DDNewslive @airnewsalerts @PBNS_India pic.twitter.com/F7WHrAXNfx
— PRO Defense Mumbai (@DefPROMumbai) November 25, 2021
Keep an eye on China and Pakistan
Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh said that they are monitoring the joint operation of China and Pakistan. He said that the ship, submarine will make a big difference in the security dynamics and we are ready at all times. The Navy Chief said that the PLA Navy has been operating in the Gulf of Aden since 2008 for the purpose of anti-piracy. His submariners keep visiting us at regular intervals. At present, most of China’s activity is focused on Search Vessels, Intelligence Gathering Vessels and we are monitoring it very carefully.
We are closely watching the defense cooperation between China and Pakistan. The recent procurements by Pakistan from China may change the dynamics, so we need to remain cautious: Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh pic.twitter.com/WKWVZ1xvRQ
— ANI (@ANI) November 25, 2021
Earlier, the Navy commissioned the warship INS Visakhapatnam on 21 November. In this way, the Navy has achieved two achievements in the form of INS Vela after INS Visakhapatnam in a week.