INS Trishul to be affiliated with JAT Regiment

January 22nd, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI  

Mumbai, Jan 22, (ANI): Indian Naval Ship Trishul, a state-of-the-art multi-role Stealth Frigate is now affiliated with one of the most decorated infantry regiments of the Indian Army, Jat Regiment.
Commanding Officer of INS Trishul, Captain Ajendra Bahadur Singh and Brigadier RK Sharma, Commandant of the JAT Regimental Centre, signed the agreement of Affiliation.
Rear Admiral Surinder Pal Singh Cheema, Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet and Lieutenant General BS Nagal, Colonel of the JAT Regiment were present during the occasion.
The motive of affiliation between fighting forces is to act as a force multiplier by promoting better understanding of each other’’s strengths and to maximize the combat potential of the Armed Forces at the time of reckoning.
The affiliation will also fosters a deep understanding of each others service ethos, customs, traditions and sharing of new operational concepts.
A few previous instances of such affiliations between units of the Army and the Navy include the affiliation between INS Viraat with Garhwal Rifles, INS Rajput with Rajput Regiment, INS Mumbai with Maratha Light Infantry, INS Talwar with 16 Cavalry and more recently the INS Beas with Grenadiers.
INS Trishul was commissioned on Jun 25, 2003, as the second of the three 4000 tonne stealth frigates acquired by the Navy.
The ship, with an impressive array of 21st century weapons and sensors, remains a frontline man-of-war of the Navy, ever ready to go into harm’’s way when called upon to do so. (ANI)

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