INS Sujata, a ship based at Southern Naval Command, Kochi, visited Port Maputo, Mozambique as a part of Overseas Deployment from 19 to 20 of this month.
The ship was received by Captain Nitin Kapoor, DA Pretoria, Commandant NRN Siva Babu, Coast Guard Afloat Support Team, and Captain Florentino Jose' Narciso from Mozambican Navy amidst the fanfare of Mozambican Navy Band and traditional dance performances at the jetty.
Ministry of Defence said that about 40 personnel of the Mozambican Navy visited the ship for Cross deck training, which included walkaround of training facilities, briefing about diving ops, training on VBSS and light weapons, visual communication, and maintenance of machinery and hygiene onboard. It said various other activities such as combined morning yoga sessions, soccer matches were organised between the personnel of both the Navies. The Ministry said that this visit further enhanced the mutual cooperation and bilateral ties between the two Navies. (AIR NEWS)