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INS SARVEKSHAK

INS SARVEKSHAK

Context:

INS Sarvekshak is on a deployment to Mauritius for undertaking joint hydrographic surveys along with their Mauritian counterparts.

About:

  • The ship visited Port Louis, Mauritius and began the hydrographic review of the 'Remote ocean region off Port Louis'.
  • Over the last few years, it has undertaken various foreign cooperation surveys in Mauritius, Tanzania, Kenya, and Seychelles.
  • It is fitted with best in class overview hardware like Deep Sea Multibeam Echo Sounder, Side Scan Sonars and a completely robotized advanced reviewing and handling framework.
  • The ship carries an indispensable Chetak helicopter, which would be broadly sent during the review.
  • It had before been sent to Mauritius for overviews in 2006, 2011, 2015. It has led the Survey of Rodrigues for outline of mainland rack, review of passes off Mauritian coast, study of Port Harbor.

INS Sarvekshak:

  • It is a hydrographic survey ship in the Indian Navy. It is under the Southern Naval Command.
  • It was commissioned in January 2002 and was granted the second place prize in the 2015 Innovation Trophy grants given out on Navy Day.

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