Some Indian Navy Badges

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Marcus Karlsson
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Re: Some Indian Navy Badges

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 24 Jun 2015, 17:19

Mark Henderson wrote:I like the use of the Lotus flower. It gives the badges a certain uniqueness from the Royal Navy rope.


Yes it gives a unique tuch. The Badges of the Indian Air Force also uses a brodure of Lotus Flowers, but a bit different in form from the Navy collegues.

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INS Aditya. The Badge Symbolizies power and source of energy and life. INS Aditya is a replenishment and repair Ship.

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INS Jamuna, a Survey vessel.

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INS Chakra, India's first nuclear powered Submarine. A Russian Akula-Class since 2010 on ten year lease to India.

Marcus Karlsson
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Re: Some Indian Navy Badges

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 24 Jun 2015, 17:27

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INS Viraat, an Aircraft Carrier (formerly HMS Hermes) to be decomissioned in 2016 and replaced by a Indian built Aircraft Carrier.
Motto Jalameva Yasya, Balameva Tasya (Sanskrit: "He who rules over the seas is all powerful").


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