operation trident

Vishakhapatnam to host first navy day outside delhi.

Navy Day in India is celebrated on 4 December every year to recognize the achievements and role of the Indian Navy to the country. 4 December was chosen as on that day in 1971, during Operation Trident, the Indian Navy sank four Pakistani vessels including PNS Khaibar, killing hundreds of Pakistani Navy personnel.[1][2] On this day, those killed in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 are also remembered.