Visit of Chief of the Naval Staff to Military Institute of Technology, Pune

Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) of Indian Navy has stressed upon the need to redesign and rebuild our traditional war fighting machinery to adapt to emerging paradigms of future wars.

Speaking on “Maritime Challenges of India and Indian Navy’s Endeavours” at Military Institute of Technology (MILIT), Girinagar, Pune on 19 Feb 2024, CNS emphasized on the vision of the Indian Navy as the Preferred Security Partner.

Adm R Hari Kumar underscored the significance of Indian Ocean Region, its maritime challenges and emphasised the need for a self – reliant approach and enhanced collaborative efforts toward ensuring Maritime security, highlighting the recent anti-piracy operations undertaken by IN warships.

Further, the CNS also highlighted the role of techno-warriors in shaping the armed forces in era of jointness and emphasised the need to integrate niche technologies in future warfare.

Notably, the Chief of Naval Staff’s visit to MILIT in Pune marks the auspicious occasion of birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the great Indian warrior, who laid the foundation of modern Indian Navy.

Besides, the Chief of the Naval Staff also visited newly established labs at MILIT and congratulated MILIT for its role in shaping officers of the three services including officers from Friendly Foreign Counties as techno-warriors, future commanders and Staff Officers.