INS Jatayu Commissioned In Lakshadweep

  • The Indian Navy will commission Naval Detachment Minicoy as INS Jatayu on 06 Mar 2024.
  • The event marks a significant milestone in the Navy’s efforts to enhance security infrastructure at the strategically important Lakshadweep Islands. 
  • The base will enhance operational reach, facilitate Anti-Piracy and Anti-Narcotics Operations, and enhance connectivity with the mainland. 
  • INS Jatayu is the second naval base in Lakshadweep after INS Dweeprakshak in Kavaratti. 
  • The commissioning of INS Jatayu will strengthen the Indian Navy’s foothold in the islands and usher in a new era of capacity building and comprehensive development.
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