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    Rukmani- Indian Navy’s Communication satellite, which acts as a force multiplier to the ‘Network Centric Operations (NCO), is fully operational said Admiral Rabinder Kumar Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff, at INS Shikra today. After taking over as the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan is on his maiden visit to Headquarters, Western Naval Command, Mumbai.

    In his address, the admiral emphasised the necessity of recognising the 21st century as ‘the century of the seas’ and the responsibility of Indian Navy thereof in enforcing the defence of maritime boundaries as also the maritime interests of the country in the Indian Ocean Region. The Admiral brought out that the nation’s economy is indirectly linked to seas and the onus of safeguarding the seas rests squarely with the Indian Navy.

    Speaking about recent activities, Admiral Dhowan appreciated the Western Naval Command for maintaining a high tempo of operations including TROPEX – 14, operationalisation of INS Vikramaditya and optimal exploitation of Rukmani- Navy’s Communication satellite, which gives a tremendous boost and acts as a force multiplier to the ‘Network Centric Operations (NCO)’.
    Rukmani or GSAT 7 was launched on August 30, 2013. The satellite capability was comprehensively tested during the the Exercise Tropex 14. Rukmini is the first Indian communication satellite to have the high-power UHF (ultra high-frequency) transponder.

    On his maiden visit to Headquarters, Western Naval Command, Mumbai,Admiral Rabinder Kumar Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff, inspected animpressive ceremonial parade conducted at INS Shikra today morning.He complimented the officers and men of the command for maintaininghighest professional standards whilst taking up the challenges on thewestern seaboard in all operational activities. He further urged themen to work selflessly as team so as to meet the myriad of challengesbeing faced by the nation especially on the maritime front.

    Inhis address, he emphasised the necessity of recognising the 21stcentury as 'the century of the seas' and the responsibility of IndianNavy thereof in enforcing the defence of maritime boundaries as alsothe maritime interests of the country in the Indian Ocean Region. TheAdmiral brought out that the nation's economy is indirectly linked toseas and the onus of safeguarding the seas rests squarely with theIndian Navy.

    Inhis address the Admiral appreciated the Western Naval Command for maintaining a high tempo of operations including TROPEX – 14,operationalisation of INS Vikramaditya and optimal exploitation of Rukmani- Navy's Communication satellite, which gives a tremendous boost and acts as a force multiplier to the 'Network Centric Operations (NCO)'.

    The CNS also addressed officers, sailors and civilians of the command duringhis visit. He exhorted them to continuously work towards maintaining a high level of preparedness and to diligently follow SOPs for safetyand security of naval assets. The Admiral was also briefed on the various activities (both operational and administrative) of thecommand including salvage operations of INS Sindhurakshak. The Admiral also visited a few ships and submarines in the NavalDockyard

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    MUMBAI: On his maiden visit to headquarters, Western Naval Command, Mumbai, Admiral Rabinder Kumar Dhowan, chief of the Naval Staff, inspected an impressive ceremonial parade conducted at INS Shikra May 19. In his address the Admiral appreciated the Western Naval Command for maintaining a high tempo of operations including TROPEX-14, operationalisation of INS Vikramaditya and optimal exploitation of Rukmani— Navy's communication satellite, which gives a tremendous boost and acts as a force multiplier to the 'Network Centric Operations (NCO)'.

    He complimented the officers and men of the command for maintaining highest professional standards whilst taking up the challenges on the western seaboard in all operational activities. He further urged the men to work selflessly as team so as to meet the myriad of challenges being faced by the nation especially on the maritime front.

    In his address, he emphasised the necessity of recognising the 21st century as 'the century of the seas' and the responsibility of Indian Navy thereof in enforcing the defence of maritime boundaries as also the maritime interests of the country in the Indian Ocean region. The Admiral brought out that the nation's economy is indirectly linked to seas and the onus of safeguarding the seas rests squarely with the Indian Navy.

    The CNS also addressed officers, sailors and civilians of the command during his visit. He exhorted them to continuously work towards maintaining a high level of preparedness and to diligently follow SOPs for safety and security of naval assets. The Admiral was also briefed on the various activities (both operational and administrative) of the command including salvage operations of INS Sindhurakshak. The Admiral also visited a few ships and submarines in the Naval Dockyard.

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