47TH NAVY DAY NAVY DAY OBSERVED
Dec. 5, 2018

he Indian Navy day is observed every year on 4th December to celebrate achievements and role of the naval force in the country.The Indian Navy is commanded by the President of India as Commander-in-Chief. It is the marine branch of the Indian Armed Forces.Sunil Lamba is the current Chief of the Naval Staff.

Indian Navy

  • It is marine branch of Indian Armed Forces and is led by President of India as Commander-in-Chief. It is one of most potent maritime forces in the world and the most lethal in Indian Ocean.
  • It is entrusted with duty of security of the country’s maritime boundaries. Currently, 67,228 soldiers/employees are employed in Indian Navy.
  • The motto of the Indian Navy is “शं नो वरुणः (Sham No Varunaḥ), it means may lord of Water be auspicious unto us.
  • Indian Navy has Aircraft Carrier, 1 Amphibious Transport Dock, 8 Landing Ship Tanks, 11 Destroyer, 13 Frigates, 1 Nuclear Power Powered Submarine, 1 Ballistic Missile Submarine, 14 Traditional Submarines, 22 Corvette, 4 Fleet Tanker And there are many other ships.