Indian Navy's 12th Presidential fleet review at Visakhapatnam.
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President Ram Nath Kovind participated in the Indian Navy's 12th Presidential fleet review at Visakhapatnam held on 21 February 2022.
A fleet review is usually conducted once during the tenure of the President.
President Ram Nath Kovind participated in the Presidential fleet review on an indigenously built Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel, INS Sumitra, which will lead the Presidential Column.
President Kovind, who is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, will be reviewing over 60 ships and submarines, and 55 aircraft of the Indian Navy.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar were also present at the review.
The first Presidential fleet review was held in 1953 for the first President Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
Important for Exam
The headquarters of the Indian Navy is at New Delhi.
The other command centre of the Indian Navy are as follows
Western Command : Mumbai
Southern Command: Kochi(Kerala)
Eastern Command : Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
Tri service command : Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar)
(It means Army,Navy,Air Force joint command )
Navy Day : 4 December
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