INS Jamuna
INS Jamuna

INS Jamuna makes progress in joint hydrographic operations off Sri Lanka

NetIndian News Network

New Delhi, February 21, 2020

The Indian Navy Hydrographic Survey Ship INS Jamuna, on a deployment to carry out Joint Hydrographic Survey off the South-West coast of Sri Lanka from February 6, has made good progress, the Defence Ministry has said.

A team of Sri Lankan Navy hydrographers including officers and sailors have also been embarked on board for the duration of the survey, an official press release said.

Over the past 10 days, the ship has undertaken several survey activities as part of the Foreign Cooperation Survey along with the Sri Lanka Navy hydrographers. A detached survey camp comprising sailors from Indian and Sri Lankan Navy has been undertaking observation round the clock.

The detached survey camp is also tasked for fixing of navigational aids and delineation of high water line. The ship's helicopter was also utilised for the survey operations, the release added.