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With 55,000 men and women, including 5,000 naval aviation personnel and 2,000 Marine Commandos (MARCOS), it is the world's fifth largest navy.
the Indian Navy currently operates more than 155 vessels, including the aircraft carrier INS Viraat.
India uses its navy to enhance its international relations through joint exercises, port visits, and humanitarian missions, including disaster relief.
The Indian Navy is increasing its capabilities as a true blue-water navy; the Indian Navy's doctrine states that this is for the collective good of nations.
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