Indian Naval Ships Veer and Nipat got decommissioned in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
• The decommissioning ceremony of these ships was held in the presence of Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command.
• Both the ships belonged to the 1241 RE class missile vessels.
• They have completed 29 and 28 years of commissioned service respectively.
• In their service, they have participated in numerous operations and successfully completed many deployments.
• They were used during the Operations Vijay (1961) & Parakram (2001–2002) .
• The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the Indian Armed Forces.
• The President of India serves as Supreme Commander of the Indian Navy.
• The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), usually a four-star officer in the rank of Admiral, commands the navy.
• The Indian Navy is the fifth largest in the world.