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INS Jatayu

INS Jatayu:

Indian Navy will commission Naval Detachment Minicoy as INS Jatayu in the presence of the Chief of the Naval Staff on 06 Mar 2024.

  • INS Jatayu is the second Naval base in Lakshadweep after INS Dweeprakshak in Kavaratti.
  • With the commissioning of INS Jatayu, the Indian Navy will strengthen its foothold in the Lakshadweep islands and along with extending operational surveillance, reach and sustenance.
  • It will usher in a new era of capacity building and comprehensive development of the island territories.
  • The event marks an important milestone in the Navy’s resolve to incrementally augment security infrastructure at the strategically important Lakshadweep Islands.