The tri-axes expedition consists of yachting, running and cycling teams of 50 naval personnel
The Indian Navy on Sunday launched the first ever three-dimensional expedition to promote the maritime heritage of India and spread awareness about coastal security amongst the coastal communities in Maharashtra.
The tri-axes expedition, flagged off by the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command VAdm. Ajit Kumar, consists of yachting, running and cycling teams of 50 naval personnel.
The expedition extends from the state’s northern-most fort Arnala to its southern-most Sindhudurg fort, covering more than 555 kilometres, a statement from the Indian Navy read.
Enroute, the teams will touch Kanhoji Angre (Khanderi), Revdanda, Korlai, Murud-Janjira, Raigad, Suvarnadurg, Jaigad, Ratnadurg, Purnagad, Vijaydurg and Devgad forts.
The teams will also visit various schools and local establishments to interact with locals and students. Along these routes, the teams will undertake community interaction, Swachhta Abhiyan and awareness campaigns amongst the locals, especially the fishing communities, school and college students, NCC and NSS cadets.