'Vagir' means sand shark, which represents stealth and fearlessness, two qualities synonymous with the ethos of a submariner.
He was a member of Valiyaveetil family at Chathannur. He died at 82.
The warship is packed with sophisticated state-of-the-art weapons and sensors such as surface-to-surface missiles and surface-to-air missiles.
The Navy celebrates December 4 as Navy Day to commemorate its daring attack on the Karachi harbour and its decisive victory in the 1971 Indo-Pak war.
The sonar system can be used onboard various platforms, including ships, submarines, and helicopters.
The drugs seized are worth more than Rs 2 crore per kilogram upon reaching India.
Though the Navy had repeatedly maintained that the shot was not fired from any of its gun, a police inquiry concluded otherwise.
Navy claims the bullet that graced a fisherman off Fort Kochi last week did not come from its gunnery school INS Dronacharya
The incident happened around 11 am on Wednesday when the boat neared the vicinity of INS Dronacharya, a naval training facility. It was reported that navy personnel were given firing training on the day.
The former Indian Navy officer is making a fresh attempt at completing the daunting 30,000-mile race, which he was forced to quit after sustaining serious spinal injury.