List of Major Operations of Indian Navy: The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the Indian Armed Forces. The Indian Navy has the least number of soldiers as compared to the other services of the Indian Armed Forces. But it had given its best in some of the operation that led India to dominate in the war times. Below, we have described some of the major operations done by the Indian Navy.
List of Major Operations of Indian Navy
1.Operation Vijay (1961) – Annexation of Goa
2.Operation Trident (1971) – an offensive operation launched on Pakistan’s port city of Karachi during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
3.Operation Python (1971) – Follow-up to Operation Trident on Karachi, Pakistan’s port city in 1971.
4.Operation Cactus (1988) – Against the coup to overthrow the Government of Maldives.
5.Operation Sukoon (2006) – a relief operation to evacuate Indian, Sri Lankan and Nepalese nationals, as well as Lebanese nationals with Indian spouses, from the conflict zone during the 2006 Lebanon War
6.Operation Searchlight (2014) -The Search Operation Undertaken by Indian Navy to find the missing Boieng 777 M.H 17 Malaysian Flight
7.Operation Raahat (2015) – Operation by the Indian Armed Forces to evacuate Indian citizens and other foreign nationals from Yemen during the 2015 military intervention by Saudi Arabia and its allies in that country during the Yemeni Crisis.
8.Operation Nistar(India) (2018) – Operation by the Indian Navy using INS Sunayna to evacuate Indian citizens from Yemen Island of Socotra who were stranded by Cyclone Mekenu.
9.Operation Madad (2018) – Indian Navy had launched Operation Madad, major rescue, and relief operation in flood-hit Kerala. The operation was launched to assist state administration and undertake disaster relief operations due to flooding in many parts of Kerala.