Mumbai: Indian Naval Ships Veer and Nipat, serving under the illustrious 22nd Killer Squadron, will be decommissioned in Mumbai on Thursday.
Both the ships, which are 1241 RE class missile vessels, have completed 29 and 28 years of commissioned service respectively.
These ships are the first of Veer Class of ships to be decommissioned from the Indian Navy.
During their splendid service, the ships have participated in numerous operations and successfully completed many deployments.
To ensure security of valuable assets off Gujarat coast, Veer and Nipat have been forward deployed off Gujarat and International Maritime Borderline on numerous occasions.
A Defence statement has assured that the Navy has executed re-basing of some ships to ensure that adequate force levels are maintained in the West Coast of the country.