INS Satpura reached San Diego for the First Time
Indian Naval Ship (INS) Satpura reached the San Diego Harbour North American Continent on 13th August to celebrate the 75 years of Independence of India. The INS Satpura conducted a 75 Lap Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav Run at the San Diego US Navy Base on the Independence Day of India. The ship hoisted the Indian Tricolour flag in the presence of the Indian diaspora and distinguished local dignitaries in the North American Continent on the historic occasion of 75 years of Independence of India.
The arrival of INS Satpura to the San Diego US Navy Base is a historic event as it is the first time an Indian Naval Warship has reached the western coast of North America. This event demonstrates the capability and advancement of the Indian Navy after 75 years of Independence.
About INS Satpura
- Indian Naval Warship, INS Satpura, and P81 LRMRASW aircraft participated in one of the largest multilateral naval exercises, The Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC), at Pearl Harbour in Hawaii.
- On June 27, INS Satpura reached Hawaii for the multilateral naval exercises whereas P81 aircraft arrived on 22 July 2022.
- INS Satpura and one P81 Maritime participated in the exercise which spans over six weeks of intense operations and training aimed at enhancing the exchange of information and building trust among the Navies of foreign countries.