• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

President Kovind presents 'President Standard' to Navy's 22nd Missile Vessel Squadron

Google Oneindia News

Mumbai, Dec 8: President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday awarded the 'President Standard', a rare honour for its distinguished service, to the 22nd Missile Vessel Squadron, the unit that had bombed and sank Pakistan Navy's vessels in the 1971 war.

President Kovind presents President Standard to Navys 22nd Missile Vessel Squadron

The President said the honour is the testimony to the services rendered by the past and present officers of the squadron.

President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Bill scrapping three farm lawsPresident Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Bill scrapping three farm laws

The year also marks the fifty years since the inception of the Missile Vessel Squadron, also known as the 'Killers' who over the past five decades have maintained the capability of delivering a credible offensive punch from the sea.

Based in Mumbai, the Missile Vessel Squadron has participated in Operation Vijay, Operation Parakram and most recently, during the heightened security state following the Pulwama attack in 2019 deployed within striking distance off the Pakistan coast.

For Daily Alerts
Best Deals and Discounts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
Desktop Bottom Promotion