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Commander-in-chief will review the naval fleet on Feb 21

Of the 11 fleet reviews the Indian Navy has conducted since Independence, two have been International Fleet Reviews - in 2001 and 2016

Fleet Review

The ships at anchorage will be ceremonially dressed overall with various naval flags in full regalia during the day

Ajai Shukla
The 12th President’s Fleet Review, a resplendent and much-anticipated ceremonial naval event, will be conducted at Visakhapatnam on February 21. President Ram Nath Kovind, the supreme commander of the military, will review the naval fleet, which will include more than 60 indigenously built ships and submarines, and 55 naval aircraft.

The Indian Navy says the fleet review is “a long-standing tradition followed by navies all across the world” and is “an assembly of ships at a pre-designated place for the purpose of displaying loyalty and allegiance to the sovereign and the state”.

By reviewing the fleet, the commander-in-chief reaffirms his faith in

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First Published: Feb 19 2022 | 8:28 PM IST

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