Pune/Vizag, January 18, 2021: Lt Gen CP Mohanty, GOC-In-C, Southern Command visited Eastern Naval Command from 17 to 18 Jan 2021. The visit assumes significance as the Indian Defence Forces are shifting towards the integration of all components into Theatre specific Commands.
During the visit, Vice AdmAtul Kumar Jain, FOC-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command discussed the complete spectrum of security issues with the Army Commander.
The visit also included a review of the training of the Army component of the Amphibious Task Force which is presently undergoing joint training with the Indian Navy and Airforce at Vizag. The Army Commander was briefed on various aspects of joint training, integration of forces and validation of operational tasks. The GOC-in-C visited various frontline ships of the Eastern Naval Command responsible for the maritime activities on the Eastern seaboard. He interacted with the participating contingent and crew members onboard the ships.
The General Officer commended the high level of operational preparedness and training standards of the Eastern Naval Fleet. The Army Commander exhorted all ranks to utilize this opportunity for enhancing the scope and level of jointmanship and integration at all levels.
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