Images Images: INS Satpura by Saurabh Joshi • August 24, 2011 • 1 Comment The Satpura, seen from the deck of the INS Mysore, a day before being commissioned into the Indian Navy. INS Satpura The Satpura, ready to be commissioned. The crew of the Satpura wait for the Commissioning ceremony. On guard. The Postmaster General waits for the ceremony to begin, as a naval security boat patrols the waters. Vice Admiral Pradeep Chauhan, Chief of Staff of the Western Naval Command arrives. Captain Sharat Mohan, CO of the Satpura, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, Vice Admiral DK Joshi and the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Nirmal Verma. Admiral Verma meets the senior officers of the Satpura. Defense Secretary, Shashi Kant Sharma arrived late for the ceremony. The naval guard proceeds to do the honors. Captain Sharat Mohan reads out the Commissioning Warrant of the INS Satpura. INS Satpura Admiral Verma addresses the assembled. The other warships at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai welcomed the latest addition to the fleet. Submarines, too. Still patrolling. The Postmaster General releases a cover on the INS Satpura. Defense Secretary, Shashi Kant Sharma listens as Admiral Verma addresses the media. Captain Sharat Mohan, looks over his new charge.