As many as 55 cadets of the Royal Saudi Naval Force (RSNF) along with five Directing Staff are training with the Indian Navy. For the first time
In a statement issued on Friday,2 June, the Navy said they are attached with the First Training Squadron ships, INS Tir and INS Sujata, as part of a-float training.
Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar interacted with the cadets of King Fahd Naval Academy on June second who are undergoing sea training at Kochi-based Southern Naval Command.
“The CNS was apprised of the ongoing harbor and afloat training activities, including familarization sea sorties. He was also briefed on the progress made by the trainees within the training period,” the statement said.
As per the Navy, as part of the training curriculum, simulator training was undertaken for the cadets prior to embarking on the sea training phase.
The cadets have completed 10 days at sea onboard the Indian Naval Ships. During the sea sorties, they were exposed to rigorous training on practical aspects of navigation and seamanship with emphasis on navigation in pilotage waters, anchoring, coastal navigation, replenishment at sea, sea boats, firefighting and emergency drills, the Navy said.