Updated: February 16, 2021 10:38:59 am
In a first for the Indian Navy, divers slithered down from a helicopter with two explosive sniffing dogs as a part of a simulated bomb threat exercise. In a video, shared by the official Twitter handle of PRO Defence, Mumbai, the dogs named Minki and Mukti are seen being lowered down from the naval chopper to an offshore platform ‘Neelam’.
“Clearance Divers of Western Naval Command slithered down from a naval helicopter to an offshore platform with two explosive sniffing dogs Minki and Mukti as part of simulated bomb threat during recently concluded Exercise Prasthan and #SeaVigil,” read the caption of the tweet, which has now gone viral on social media.
Watch the video here:
In a first for the #IndianNavy, Clearance Divers of Western Naval Command slithered down from a naval helicopter to an offshore platform with two explosive sniffing dogs Minki & Mukti as part of simulated bomb threat during recently concluded Exercise Prasthan & #SeaVigil. pic.twitter.com/mQZKnLzzDh
— PRO Defence Mumbai (@DefPROMumbai) February 13, 2021
Post the conclusion of the exercise, the explosive sniffing dog Mukti and her handler SK Bishoyi, Sea I CD, were commended by the FOC-in-C Western Naval Command 11 Feb 21, stated another tweet by the official handle.
Since being shared online, the video has garnered over 7,000 views and has been flooded with netizens lauding the Indian Navy.
Hardwork pays! The more one sweats in Peace, the less one would bleed in War! @pushkar_2014 @srikantkesnur @indiannavy @adgpi @DefenceMinIndia @rajnathsingh @drajaykumar_ias @DefencePRO_Guj #SeaVigil @w_karve @monocularshark@realkaypius@palepurshankar @SpokespersonMoD #JaiHind https://t.co/zLcoWGlSdn
— Dr VK Rai (@Dr_VKRai) February 13, 2021
Canine: You Jump, I Jump.
Salute to the Braves!
— Beresponsible (@Beresponsible4) February 14, 2021
This looks cool, great job guys 👍
— Afsar Hayat Ansari (@naam_ka_afsar) February 13, 2021
From rescuing miners, to searching for landslide victims, to deploying from helicopter to defuse IEDs, Indian Navy’s divers are always on call. Great stuff. https://t.co/WZEXIGC9kK
— Aditya G (@Aditya_G_Social) February 13, 2021
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