Goodwill Mission: INS Tabar on a voyage to the Seven Seas
Mission: INS Tabar: Naval Ship: INS Tabar will visit several ports in Africa and Europe by the end of September. The ship started this long voyage from 13 June. During this time INS Tabar will conduct professional, social and other activities. It will also be involved in joint exercises with several Allied armies. During this long voyage, INS Tabar will pass through the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea, the Suez Canal, the Mediterranean Sea and the Baltic Sea.
INS Tabar (F44) is the third Talwar-class warship of the Indian Navy. Was commissioned on 19 April 2004. INS Tabar, a Talwar class vessel, will be equipped with supersonic BrahMos anti-ship cruise missiles. It is also equipped with Barak 1 missiles. The current Commanding Officer (CO) of Tabar is Captain Manav Sehgal.
INS Tabar reached its home port of Mumbai on 31 July 2004. Along with INS Talwar and INS Trishul, INS Tabar has been assigned to the Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy. Its headquarter is in Mumbai. INS Tabar is a well-equipped warship capable of handling aerial/surface/sub-surface missions or operating independently on maritime missions or supporting a large naval task force.
Some time back the ship has visited various ports of Persian Gulf on a goodwill mission and the visit has been highly successful. The ship also participated in the International Fleet Review at Visakhapatnam. It recently visited Port Louis to participate in the Mauritius National Day celebrations. This ship works exclusively for the goodwill mission and is traveling around the world on this mission.