INS Kulish participates in celebration of 77th Independence Day in Singapore

Singapore: Indian Naval Ship Kulish, a guided missile Corvette which is on a four-day visit to Singapore to take part in a multilateral exercise joined the celebration of the 77th Independence Day here on Tuesday.

The officers and crew of the ship participated in the 77th Independence Day celebrations at the High Commission of India in Singapore, the Commanding Officer Ashish Delsaria presented a memento to the Acting High Commissioner Pooja Madan Tulli, to commemorate the ship’s visit to the Lion City.

One of the key highlights of the event was also the Naval Jazz band, which enthralled more than 1,000 Indian community members in attendance with patriotic numbers.

The Naval Jazz band, which performed patriotic pieces to over 1,000 Indian community members in attendance, was another highlight of the celebration.

The corvette of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) at Port Blair is visiting Singapore from August 14 to August 18 to participate in the Harbour Phase of multinational exercise SEACAT 2023, which aims to improve interoperability and collaboration on maritime security challenges with participating nations.

The Harbour Phase is scheduled between August 14 and August 17, followed by the sea phase until August 25.

The ship will also host a reception for Singapore’s Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and renowned members of the Indian diaspora.

SEACAT handles geopolitical crises, criminal operations, and contingencies while standardising tactics, techniques, and processes to improve Maritime Domain Awareness.

The SEACAT was spearheaded last year by the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet, the Republic of Singapore Navy, and the Information Fusion Centre.