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INS Sunayna Entered Port Victoria, Seychelles

The deployment marks sustained participation of an Indian Military Contingent in military parade organized as part of Seychelles National Day since 1976. INS Sunayna entered Port Victoria, Seychelles on 26 Jun 24 as part of her long range deployment in the South West Indian Ocean Region.

Seychelles National Day

The ship’s visit coincides with the celebration of 48th National Day of Seychelles on 29 Jun 2024. An Indian Navy marching contingent along with Naval band will participate in the military parade organised as part of the Seychelles National Day celebrations. The deployment of an Indian Naval ship marks sustained participation of an Indian military contingent since 1976 reaffirming bonhomie between the two nations. During the port call, social interactions, engagements with Seychelles Defence Force, special yoga session, ship open to visitors and community outreach program are scheduled. An aerial demonstration of indigenously built Naval Advance Light Helicopter (ALH) is also planned during the port call. Deployment of INS Sunayna is in consonance with the vision of SAGAR promoting collaborative efforts to ensure maritime security in the IOR.

INS Sunayna

INS Sunayna is the second Saryu-class patrol vessel of the Indian Navy, designed and constructed indigenously by the Goa Shipyard Limited. It is designed to undertake fleet support operations, coastal and offshore patrolling, ocean surveillance and monitoring of sea lines of communications and offshore assets and escort duties.

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