Visakhapatnam, December 18: The Indian Navy’s Kursura Museum is located in Visakhapatnam on the eastern coast of India. The museum is housed in a real submarine, INS Kursura, India’s fourth submarine.

The museum is located at RK Beach, near the War Memorial in Visakhapatnam. There are many visitors from the South and North of the country including tourists visiting the cruise ship. The submarine played a major role in the India Pakistan war of 1971. G. Phani Raju who served as the engineer for the submarine is currently working as the curator of INS Kurusura submarine museum in Visakhapatnam. INS Vikrant to be commissioned by PM Narendra Modi today; Here are some interesting facts about India’s first indigenous airline.

Raju said INS Kurusura served the Indian Navy for 31 years before being decommissioned in 2001. After that, it was used as a museum to spread awareness about survey of the Indian Naval Forces, the technology used and its development in India. It is a one-off project launched by the Eastern Naval Command. The interior of the ship has been rearranged to make it easier for visitors to see. It is the only Submarine Museum in the whole of Asia.

“Visiting the museum is not only to gain knowledge but to rekindle a sense of patriotism and pride for our country and for the soldiers who fought and lost their lives for it. We are independent. About 10,000 visitors visit the museum every week,” said Raju. Indian Navy ships INS Shivalik and INS Kamorta participate in the City Parade organized in Yokosuka, Japan as part of port operations for IFR-22 (Watch video).

INS Kursura (S20) is a Kalvari class diesel-electric submarine of the Indian Navy. It is the fourth largest naval vessel of India. Kursura was commissioned on 18 December 1969 and decommissioned on 27 February 2001 after 31 years of service.

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