Indian Navy’s Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Training Facility (NBCTF) at INS Shivaji was inaugurated.
Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba inaugurated the Indian Navy’s Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Training Facility (NBCTF) at INS Shivaji in Lonavala. The NBCTF, which is termed as Abhedya, impenetrable in Sanskrit, will help train personnel of naval ships fitted with nuclear, biological and chemical detection and protection systems.
In a statement, the Navy said the facility will provide realistic training to naval personnel in detection, protection against and decontamination of nuclear, biological and chemical agents. Admiral Lanba launched the INS Shivaji’s website on the Indian Navy portal. He also released the platinum jubilee logo, with the theme Propelling the Indian Navy since 1945, for the premier technical training establishment. INS Shivaji is celebrating its platinum jubilee year in 2019-20.