The Navy Fest, the annual fair associated with Navy Day celebrations began at the Naval base in Kochi today with Vice Admiral K N Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Southern Naval Command inaugurating the event.
The fair, which opened at 11 am, attracted good crowd despite the inclement weather, a Naval press release said. It will conclude on Nov 28 would be open to visitors on all days.
The exhibition consists of several stalls of models of military hardware. The models of ships and aircraft, Cut models of diesel engines, aircraft seats, working models of dry dock operations, Missiles, Torpedoes have also been displayed.
This year in addition to naval exhibits, commercial stalls, amusement rides and food stalls, an exhbition of Press Photographs under the auspices of the Ernakulam Press Club, will also be an attraction. There are about 75 commercial stalls.
The visitors would be allowed to visit the warships and Aircraft of the Indian Navy.