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  • 7 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy frigate has been working out with the Indian Navy while operating in the Indian Ocean. Deployed to the Middle East for six months, HMS Richmond has been training with Indian Navy Ship (INS) Betwa. The Portsmouth based frigate visited the port of Goa, India, for a routine stop and then set out […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Indian Navy has contracted a U.S.-based marine salvage company to lift the INS Betwa which tipped over during a December 6, 2016 incident that left two sailors dead and a number of others injured. Resolve Marine Group received a INR 20 crore (US $2.9 million) contract to return the frigate to an upright position after […]

  • 29 January 2014

    In the aftermath of the recent mishaps that have caused various safety concerns, the Indian Navy has decided to suspend the commanding officers of INS Talwar and INS Betwa.   Over the recent period, the Indian Navy has been in the center of media attention, due to a number of accidents that marred its reputation. […]

  • 5 December 2016

    Two sailors were confirmed dead while a number of others are being treated for injuries after the Indian Navy frigate INS Betwa tipped over on Monday as it was being undocked at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. “The incident occurred in the Cruiser Graving Dock during undocking evolution wherein it is suspected that the dock blocks […]

  • 28 August 2015

    Two Indian Naval Warships, INS Betwa and INS Beas, sailed into the port of Bandar-e-Abbas, Iran, today. During their five day stay in Iran, the ships are scheduled to undertake various professional interactions with their counterparts in the Iranian Navy, including exercises at sea. INS Betwa and INS Beas, both are indigenously designed and built […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Indian Navy P-16A-class frigate INS Betwa which tipped over on her side during undocking in December last year has been made upright again, the Indian Navy informed on Thursday. The operation was a joint effort of workers at Naval Dockyard Mumbai and the salvage firm M/s Resolve Marine, specifically contracted for the operation. The complete salvage […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Six warships of Indian Navy’s formidable Western Fleet sailed into Kochi on 26 Sep 11 on a routine deployment. Rear Admiral Girish Luthra Flag Officer  Commanding Western Fleet embarked on his Flag Ship INS Mysore saluted the Flag of Vice Admiral KN Sushil, by firing Gun Salutes as the ships entered harbor. Other ships […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Industry news

    An Indian Navy ship has run aground off the coast of Vishakapatnam, India sustaining damages, the Press Trust of India reports.   The ship is said to be a Magar-class Landing Ship Tanker (LST), used for amphibious warfare. Hindustan Shipyard Limited designed and built only two ships of the class for the Indian Navy, INS […]

  • 20 October 2015

    The tri-lateral exercise Malabar came to a close as Indian, Japanese and U.S. naval forces completed training, Oct. 19. The annual high-end war fighting exercise, which began in 1992, featured maritime patrol and reconnaissance operations, surface and anti-submarine warfare, air defense exercises (ADEX) and visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) operations. Indian Navy Rear Adm. […]

  • 2 February 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Future USS Coronado Leaves Austal Shipyard he US Navy’s newest littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Coronado, left the Austal USA Shipyard and headed to her commissioning site in Coronado, Calif.   LCS Program Manager, Capt. Tom Anderson, said that it was exciting to see the ship exiting the new construction yard en route […]

  • 18 June 2014

    In his first visit to an operational military formation after assuming office, the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated the country’s new aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya to the Nation.   The Prime Minister embarked the aircraft carrier at sea off Goa, which was operating in the company of ten other frontline warships of the Indian […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    After spending 32 years of service in the Indian Navy, INS Godavari, the nation’s first indigenously designed and built warship Indian Naval Ship Godavari is scheduled to be decommissioned on December 23, 2015. With her decommissioning, INS Godavari (F-20) will complete its full life cycle, meeting all responsibilities and duties assigned, as the Navy said. […]

  • 18 July 2011
    Training & Education

    The Navy, working with the University of Memphis Department of Health and Sport Sciences, began a beta test of nine physical fitness exercises July 11. Bill Moore, director, Navy Physical Readiness Program, said there are currently no plans to change the Navy’s physical readiness test, but the study will examine viability other options that may […]

  • 25 May 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) launched a beta test May 23, to obtain Fleet feedback that will help determine the most effective approach for implementation of a Navy-wide alcohol breathalyzer program. The 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative, announced by the Secretary of the Navy in March, outlined the Navy-wide breathalyzer program as a way […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Naval Ships Delhi, Tarkash and Deepak pulled alongside in Manama as their latest destination on their Middle East tour. The three ships, a destroyer, a frigate and a tanker, entered the Bahraini capital on May 16. During the visit, the crew of IN ships will undertake professional interactions with the Royal Bahrain Naval Force (RBNF) pertaining to […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s top enlisted Sailor, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike D. Stevens, was on hand to distribute the first electronic tablets (e-tablets) to the Navy’s newest recruits at Recruit Training Command (RTC), April 7. The launch of the eSailor initiative is a pre-pilot, beta testing to two divisions of 70 […]

  • 14 September 2015

    Two Indian Navy vessels, INS Deepak and INS Tabar, entered Kuwait yesterday, September 13, and are scheduled to remain there until September 16. During the visit the warships will have professional interactions for enhancing co-operation and sharing the nuances of naval operations including disaster management and combating maritime threats of terrorism and piracy. Indian Naval Ships Deepak, Delhi, Tabar and Trishul […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Indian warships on an overseas deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and the West Coast of Africa stopped in Alexandria, Egypt, for a three-day port call. Delhi-class guided-missile destroyer INS Mumbai and replenishment ship INS Aditya entered Alexandria on May 5. The warships will engage in both professional and sports and social activities with the Egyptian […]

  • 25 June 2019

    Indian Navy has deployed two of its vessels in the Gulf of Oman as part of the Operation Sankalp, following the recent maritime security incidents in the region. With this move, the country aims to provide support for Indian-flagged vessels operating and transiting through the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The navy has sent […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has decommissioned two 1241 RE class guided missile vessels during a ceremony held at the naval dockyard in Mumbai, April 28. INS Veer and Nipat parted with the Navy after 29 and 28 years of commissioned service respectively. Veer and Nipat were commissioned at Poti, Georgia, in former USSR on March 26, 1987 and December 6, […]

  • 21 May 2018

    Three Indian Navy ships from the Eastern Naval Command arrived in Danang, Vietnam, on May 21 for a four day visit. The task group composed of a frigate, corvette and a tanker are en route to Guam where they are to take part in the Indo-US naval exercise Malabar alongside ships from the US Navy and […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy decommissioned Veer-class corvettes ‘Nirbhik’ and ‘Nirghat’ in a ceremony at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on January 11, after three decades of their service. The ceremony involved the traditional lowering of the ensign and commissioning pendants with playing of ‘Last Post’. The chief guest for the ceremony was Rear Admiral R B Pandit, Flag Officer Commanding Western […]

  • 6 March 2017

    Indian Navy’s aircraft carrier INS Viraat was decommissioned in Mumbai on Monday after 56 years of service. The ship had its naval ensign and commissioning pennant hauled down one last time during a ceremony attended by all of 21 Indian Navy commanding officers to have commanded the carrier in almost three decades it spent with […]

  • 10 September 2015

    Two warship of the Indian Navy, INS Delhi and INS Trishul, entered the port of Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia, today. The vessels will stay in port until September 13. During the visit the warships will hold professional interactions to enhance co-operation and understanding. The current visit seeks to underscore India’s peaceful presence and solidarity with countries in the Gulf and strengthen […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Russian Navy is set to host two Indian Navy ships for an upgraded version of the bilateral exercise Indra which will, for the first time, see the participation of all three services of the armed forces. Shivalik-class frigate INS Satpura and Kamorta-class corvette INS Kadmatt are set to arrive in Vladivostok on October 19, after […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Kochi channel witnessed great spirits and keen competition as the Kochi Area Pulling Regatta at Southern Naval Command culminated with the team of INS Garuda winning the coveted Peacock Trophy. The team comprising of ASW School Diving School, Navy Hospital Sanjivani, Survey Ships and the Command Clearance Diving Team were the runners up. The keenly […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    A new aircraft carrier dry dock at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, was also inaugurated.

  • 29 April 2019

    An Indian Navy officer died in a fire that erupted aboard aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya as the ship was entering Karwar port on April 26. The officer, identified by the Indian defense ministry as Lt Cdr DS Chauhan, led firefighting efforts in the compartment that was affected by fire. Whilst the fire was brought under […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    One sailor was killed while three others were injured after fire broke out on Indian Navy’s aircraft carrier INS Viraat while the ship was in Goa, India. According to reports, the ship reported a stream incident and minor fire which was “quickly extinguished”. While bringing the incident under control, four sailors were injured. The ship’s […]