Updated By: LatestGKGS Desk
INS Sumitra aims at strengthening bilateral ties with Australia and enhancing maritime security cooperation between two countries.
It also aims at conducting various programmes like official calls, reception on board, ship open to visitors, guided tours for Indian Naval personnel and professional interaction.
INS Sumitra will also conduct passenger exercise with RAN ships.
Sumitra is the fourth of the Saryu class ships and is constructed by Goa Shipyard Ltd.
Ship has also implemented organisational tasks like Operation Rahat.
The ship has a range of 6,500 nautical miles and is capable of embarking on Dhruv or Chetak helicopter.
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