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  • 17 May 2017

    The crew of Indian Navy ship ‘Sharda’ prevented a piracy attack in the Gulf of Aden on May 16. According to the Indian Navy, the Sukanya-class patrol vessel received a distress call from Liberian-registered bulk carrier MV Lord Mountbatten which reported an attempted piracy attack 230 nautical miles South-West of Salalah. Two suspicious mother vessels with 7-8 skiffs were involved […]

  • 24 May 2013

    HMAS (Her Majesty’s Australian Ship) Newcastle, an Adelaide Class Frigate, berthed at Kochi on May 23. The ship,  on her way for deployment in the Gulf of Aden, is commanded by Commander Paul O’Grady. The ship was received at the entrance of the harbor by INS Kabra. Officials from the Southern Naval Command accompanied by […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Two Japanese Maritime Self – Defence Force Ships JDS (Japanese Defence Ship) Uraga- a minelayer and JDS Hachijyo -a mine hunter, departed Kochi after a two day stop over at Kochi. The ships which entered Kochi on the 20th have returned after participating in a major minesweeping exercise off the coast of Bahrain in which […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Navy Fest, the annual fair associated with Navy Day celebrations began at the Naval Base Kochi on 13 Dec 12, with the formal inauguration by Vice Admiral Satish Soni, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Southern Naval Command. The fair which concluded on 16th December, was open for visitors from 10 AM to 9 PM every […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indian Navy held a demonstration of its operational capabilities in Kochi waters with thousands of residents watching from its shores on 08 Dec 13 in the presence of Shri Nikhil Kumar, Honourable Governor of Kerala. Vice Admiral Satish Soni, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Southern Naval Command presided over the function conducted as part […]

  • 11 April 2011
    Industry news

    A day after the Indian navy upgraded its second-in-command to the rank of vice admiral at the Visakhapatnam-based Eastern Command and minist… By Suman Sharma (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, April 11, 2011;

  • 23 March 2011

    Audit watchdog, the comptroller and auditor general (CAG) has slammed the ministry of defence (MoD), the navy and the government shipyards t… By Suman Sharma(DNAIndia) [mappress] DNAIndia, March 23,2011;

  • 14 March 2011

      The Indian navy captured 61 pirates who jumped into the Arabian Sea to flee a gunfight and fire on the hijacked ship from which they had sta… By Ashok Sharma( [mappress] Source:,March 14, 2011;

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    French Naval ships Tonnerre and Guepratte have arrived on a visit to Kochi, India. Amphibious assault helicopter carrier Tonnerre and the La Fayette-class frigate Guepratte arrived on April 12 and are scheduled to stay until April 16. Captain Laurent Sudrat and Commander Claire Pothier are the commanding officers of Tonnerre and Guepratte respectively. During the visit, various interactions with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two ships of the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), JS Uraga and Takashima are on a visit to Kochi, India from March 22 – 24. During their stay in Kochi, the two minesweepers will have professional and informal interactions with the Indian Navy’s Southern Naval Command. On March 22, the commanding officers of the JMSDF ships called on […]

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

    The Royal Navy has awarded British technology company Ultra Electronics a £9.7m contract extension for the supply and production of sonobuoys for the Royal Navy’s Merlin Mk2 maritime patrol helicopter fleet. The company announced Wednesday that its Command & Sonar Systems sonobuoy facility, based in Greenford, Middlesex, will be working on the contract. Ultra was initially awarded a […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet, under the command of Rear Admiral SV Bhokare, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, sailed out on May 18 on a two-and-a-half month long operational deployment to the South China and North West Pacific. Indigenously built guided missile stealth frigates, IN Ships Satpura and Sahyadri, commanded by Captain AN Pramod and […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Lockheed Martin team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s fifteenth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Billings, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Wisconsin, Nov. 2. Ship sponsor Sharla D. Tester completed the time-honored tradition and authenticated the keel of Billings (LCS 15). Mrs. Tester had her initials […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Industry news

    The first of the New 105 meter class of Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel to be commissioned  “INS SARYU”, indigenously designed in-house and built by Goa Shipyard Ltd was handed over to the Indian Navy on 21 December 2012 in a simple ceremony in Goa by RAdm (Retd) Vineet Bakhshi, Chairman & Managing Director, Goa Shipyard […]

  • 23 June 2014

    Ultra announces that its EMS Development Corporation business (EMS), located in Long Island, New York, USA has been awarded a multi-year contract totalling over US$21m from General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation.   The contract is for the production of naval computer controlled power supply systems (Circuit-D) with deliveries over the next five years. The Circuit-D […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin has awarded a $6.6 million contract to Ultra Electronics’ subsidiary Ocean Systems for work on the U.S. Navy’s MK 48 torpedo. Under the contract, Ocean Systems will work on the torpedo array nose assembly as well as engineering services and spares. Options to extend the contract for a further four years could increase this […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Ultra Electronics announced Monday that it was awarded a $34.6 million contract to continue providing cyber-secure critical infrastructure solutions to the U.S. Navy. The contract includes options which, if exercised, will bring the cumulative value to more than US $82 million and extend the contract through September 2020. Under the contract, Ultra Electronics, 3eTI will continue […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Training & Education

    “ICGS Vaibhav”, the 90 meters class of  Offshore  Patrol Vessel,  indigenously designed in house and built by Goa Shipyard Ltd was handed over to the Indian Coast Guard on 31st March 2013 . DIG Vivek Vajpayee TM Principal Director (Material),  Shri R Choudhary Director (Ops) GSL, Shri Sanjiv Sharma Director (Fin) GSL , DIG R […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Ultra announces that its Ocean Systems business (UEOS), located in Massachusetts, USA has been awarded a three-year contract totalling over US$19m from the US Navy.   The contract is for the production of the Naval Acoustic Electromechanical Beacon (“NAE Beacon”) expendable countermeasure and includes a base year and two additional options for 2015 and 2016. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded ERAPSCO a $30.3 million contract for further manufacture and delivery of sonobuoys. ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corporation and Ultra Electronics Holdings will provide production subcontracts in the amount of $18.5 million and $11.8 million to Ultra Electronics USSI and Sparton De Leon Springs, LLC respectively, the company said […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Industry news

    A major milestone has been reached by the Indian Register of Shipping with the advent of naval vessels being maintained in IRClass IRClass, the Indian Register of Shipping, on April 26th announced an increase in the range and level of services it provides to the Indian Navy, with the advent of naval vessels in service […]