66th Observer Course passing out parade held in Kochi

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Kochi, Sep 21 (UNI) Six personnel of 66th Observer Course comprising five Navy and one Coast Guard officer were awarded 'Wings' by Southern Naval Command's Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Vice Admeral Sunil K Damle at an impressive ceremonial passing out parade held here.

During the 46-week course, the officers were trained in tactics employed in Air Warfare, Anti-Submarine Warfare, Electronic Warfare besides basic training in Air Navigation and flying procedures.

These officers will function as Airborne Tacticians onboard Maritime Reconnaissance and Anti-submarine warfare aircraft of the Navy.

Lieutenant Sumit Shrivastava was awarded the 'Sub Lieutenant R V Kunte Memorial Book Prize' for standing first in ground subjects and also the 'Uttar Pradesh Trophy' for being the Best All-round trainee.

Lieutenant H V Salunkhe was awarded the 'Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command Trophy' for excelling in flying training.

Flag Officer Sea Training Rear Adminral R K Pattanaik and various other dignitaries, including parents of the passing out officers witnessed the parade.

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