He was less than 25 years old when he took part in the 1999 Kargil War.
He continued to fight and captured enemy bunkers despite being grievously injured.
The exercise will see the navies of 26 countries in action. China was disinvited from it in May.
The officer and his band of 30-odd men ensured that the enemy could not enter from this point.
He was born on 21 June 1968 in an Indian Air Force family.
The Kargil martyr’s son has been commissioned in the same battalion that his father served in.
The officer was part of a Mystere strike formation that raided the Sargoddha base in Pakistan.
He was commanding frigates looking for a Pakistani submarine in the 1971 Indo-Pak War.
The former Air Chief passed away in Hyderabad on Monday, aged 94.
A Dakota had been used to ferry troops to Srinagar in the 1947 Indo-Pak War.