Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command inspected a Command parade at INS Shikra yesterday. Addressing around 950 personnel on parade, Vice Admiral Girish Luthra stressed on the need for a high degree of operational and combat readiness and vigilance on all fronts.
The CinC complimented all personnel of the Command for ensuring all deployments and taskings were undertaken in a professional manner. He highlighted that in keeping with the high tempo of operations; overseas deployments, surveillance and patrolling missions, and successful missile firings have helped assess the Command’s capabilities and focus on areas that require continued emphasis.
The C-in-C also touched upon the need for discipline and gender sensitisation amongst personnel and that growth and development can only be ensured by synergistic team effort. He also highlighted the need for renewed focus on Safety, physical and information security, and continued support to frontline units of the Command.