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  • 30 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    In another step towards becoming a commissioned unit of the Indian Navy, the lead ship of a new class of submarines fired her first torpedo this month. The indigenously built INS Kalvari carried out the torpedo firing on May 26, an Indian Navy announcement said. Prior to the torpedo firings, INS Kalvari tested her Exocet SM39 […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Indian Navy’s first of six Scorpene diesel-electric attack submarines, INS Kalvari, was set afloat today. Held at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai, this event marks the start of the vessel’s sea trials. It is estimated that INS Kalvari will spend some 10 months conducting its trials after which it will join the Navy’s fleet in September 2016. Built at Mazagon Dockyard Ltd (MDL) […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy is set to commission its first Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari in a ceremony in Mumbai on December 14. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will have the honor of officially inducting the submarine into service in a ceremony attended by state and navy leaders. INS Kalvari was built by Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dockyards […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indian Navy’s first Scorpene-class submarine, INS Kalvari, went to sea for the first time on May 1. The submarine sailed out under her own propulsion for the first sea trial, off the Mumbai coast and during the sortie, completed a number of preliminary tests on the propulsion system, auxiliary equipment and systems, navigation aids, communication […]

  • 10 January 2017
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    INS Khanderi, the second of six Indian Navy Scorpene-class submarines, is scheduled to be launched on January 12. Built by the Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited, the diesel-electric submarine is being launched some 22 months after the launch of INS Kalvari, the lead ship in the class, in April 2015. INS Kalvari was expected to […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) launched the fourth Indian Navy Scorpene-class submarine INS Vela on May 6. The submarine was towed to Mumbai Port Trust for separation from the pontoon. INS Vela is now set to undergo a series of harbor and sea trials before being delivered to the Indian Navy. The submarine […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dockyards Limited has delivered the first Scorpene diesel-electric submarine to the Indian Navy. Named Kalvari, the submarine is India’s first new-build conventional submarine in 20 years. Designed by French company Naval Group, the class of six Scorpene submarines is being built by Mazagon Dockyards Limited under a transfer of technology agreement. Kalvari […]

  • 2 March 2017
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    INS Kalvari, the lead ship of the Indian Navy’s six diesel-electric attack submarines, carried out her first firing of an anti-ship missile on Thursday, the Indian navy announced. The maiden firing of the missile took place in the Arabian Sea and was deemed a success. The navy said the missile hit a surface target at extended ranges […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy launched the second Scorpene-class submarine during a ceremony held at Mazagon Dock Shipyard Limited on January 12. The launching ceremony of INS Khanderi was attended by India’s defense minister and navy and shipyard officials. According to the Indian Navy, the submarine is expected to be delivered by the year end. INS Kalvari, the […]

  • 19 September 2019

    The Indian Navy has taken delivery of INS Khanderi, the second Scorpene-class submarine, from Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL). The delivery ceremony for the diesel-electric attack submarine took place in Mumbai on September 19, 2019. Launched at the beginning of 2017, INS Khanderi be commissioned into the Indian Navy at the end of this month. […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

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

  • 31 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) launched the third Scorpene-class diesel-electric submarine for the Indian Navy at its shipyard on January 31. The submarine was named ‘Karanj’ and was launched by Mrs Reena Lanba, President Navy Wives Welfare Association. The launch ceremony was attended by the Indian Navy chief, Admiral Sunil Lamba, in addition to […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    India’s push for indigenous shipbuilding resulted in the commissioning of three and launching of another four ships for the Indian Navy in 2016. INS Chennai, a P 15A Guided Missile Destroyer, was commissioned into the Navy by the Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on November 21. The event marked the formal […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Future INS Khanderi, Indian Navy’s second Scorpene-class submarine, started her sea trials on June 1, leaving the Mumbai harbor for the first time. Khanderi is the second of overall six boats to be built by Magazon Dock Limited in cooperation with French submarine designer DCNS. During her maiden sea voyage, the submarine tested her propulsion […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Indian and French navies are conducting the last phase of the 2018 Varuna naval exercise in the vicinity of Reunion Island, French Embassy in New Delhi said.  The third session is being held from May 1 to 7 after two successive phases. The first phase involved joint anti-submarine combat training off the Indian coast in […]

  • 7 April 2015

    Kalvari, first of the Indian Navy’s Scorpene class stealth submarines being built under the Project 75, under collaboration with M/s DCNS, France, achieved a major milestone with her ‘undocking’ at the Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). The project 75, which has already seen a delay of almost 40 months, has now been brought on track and […]

  • 12 December 2018

    The Indian Navy has commissioned the country’s first deep submergence rescue vehicle (DSRV). The DSRV was commissioned by Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff, during a ceremony held at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on December 12, 2018. Deep Sea Submarine Rescue System Inducted into the Indian Navy at Mumbai @SpokespersonMoD @DefenceMinIndia @shippingcorp @nsitharaman […]

  • 12 April 2015
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    Indian Navy’s First Scorpene Sub Undocks Kalvari, first of the Indian Navy’s Scorpene class stealth submarines being built under the Project 75, under collaboration with M/s DCNS, France, achieved a major milestone today with her ‘undocking’ at the Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). Spanish Navy’s Frigate to Take Part in Joint Warrior The Spanish Navy’s frigate […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indian and the French navies have launched Varuna 2018, a joint naval exercise, in Goa, India. The first phase of the naval exercise is scheduled to be completed on March 24. In 2018, the exercise will be conducted in three sea areas – the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the South-West Indian […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education

    In a demonstration of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship Satpura arrived in Singapore on August 31st,2016. The ship will stay in singapore for 4 days as part of deployment of the Eastern Fleet to the South China Sea and Western Pacific. The ship is en […]