The fifth and the latest ship of the Rajput class Guided Missile Destroyers ‘INS Ranvijay’ on Friday completed 25 years of glorious service in the Indian Navy.

The crew of the ship celebrated the occasion with traditional gusto reiterating their commitment to the motto ‘Sangrame Vaibhavasya’ (Glorious in War) and a promise to the serve the Indian Navy and achieve greater glory.

‘INS Ranvijay’ was commissioned into Indian Navy on December 21, 1987 at Poti in erstwhile USSR. Equipped with the Brahmos missile the ship today is one of the most heavily armed warships of the Indian Navy and is frontline unit of the Eastern Fleet. Over the years the ship has participated in various operations undertaken by the Indian Navy.

The operational capability of the ship has grown from strength-to-strength, leaving in its wake a rich legacy of excellence.

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