Indian Navy, Coast Guard ships from First Training Squadron visit Saudi Arabia on overseas deployment

Reported By: Sidharth MP
Chennai Updated: May 08, 2022, 12:03 AM(IST)

Indian Navy and Coast Guard ships will be involved in training with Saudi officials Photograph:( WION )

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The First Training Squadron comprises of three Indian Navy ships and one Indian Coast Guard ship and is meant to provide hands-on, real-world training to newly-commissioned officers of the Navy and Coast Guard.

Four ships of India's First Training Squadron are on a four-day visit to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as part of a five-nation overseas deployment.

The First Training Squadron comprises of three Indian Navy ships and one Indian Coast Guard ship and is meant to provide hands-on, real-world training to newly-commissioned officers of the Navy and Coast Guard.

On the completion of their ab-initio training from the Indian Naval Academy, the young officers are sent for a six-month-long training period onboard the ships where they perform all crucial tasks and master the skill of seamanship.

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