Navy chief vists INS Baaz, reviews preparedness in remote Andaman outpost

Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh interacting with personnel in Campbell Bay, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

New Delhi (NVI): Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh appreciated the significant contribution made by INS Baaz, towards ensuring maritime security in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea and substantially enhancing Indian Navy’s maritime surveillance capability.

The Admiral visited INS Baaz and spent a day with the personnel stationed in various units in Campbell Bay of Greater Nicobar.

During his interaction, the Naval chief reiterated that the Andaman Nicobar islands were strategically important for national security and would provide critical capability to monitor sea areas in the region, an official statement said.

He also commended them on their role in providing succor to the local populace in times of need by facilitating evacuation of medical emergencies.

–rb