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  • 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, […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Vice Admiral Anup Singh, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Eastern Naval Command arrived at Kochi on 29 Sep 11 on a farewell visit to Southern Naval Command. The  Admiral  is  retiring  from  the  Navy  on  31st October after 38 years of illustrious service. Commissioned into the  Indian Navy in July 1973, Admiral Anup Singh […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 October 2014

    Indian Navy’s Rear Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, handed over the command of the Eastern Fleet to Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM. The change of guard took place at a ceremony held on 7 October 14 onboard the Flag Ship INS Jalashwa. Rear Admiral AB Singh is a specialist […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2017

    The U.S. Navy has received the future aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), in Newport News, Virginia, May 31. With a price tag of $12.9 billion, USS Gerald R. Ford is the most expensive ship ever built for the U.S. Navy. It is also the first new U.S. aircraft carrier design in 40 years. Additionally, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sri Lankan maritime forces welcomed their US counterparts to Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, on October 1, where the two services will work together as part of the exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT). This is the first ever CARAT exercise hosted by Sri Lanka. CARAT Sri Lanka 2017 is part of a series of bilateral […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 5 October 2015

    As a part of Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to West Asia, Africa and Europe, INS Trikand entered Istanbul yesterday, October 4, for a three day visit. During her stay in Istanbul the ship will engage extensively with the Turkish Navy. Apart from professional interactions, a number of sports and social engagements are also planned. INS Trikand, commanded […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Stealth frigate INS Satpura became the first Indian Navy ship to visit Pohnpei, Micronesia as she entered the Pohnpei Port Authority, August 18, on her way back from the international Rim of the Pacific exercise. The two day visit will serve as an operational turn around, as part of the frigate’s deployment to the Western Pacific, the Navy said. Bilateral […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Having completed a set of deep sea diving drills and several armament firing tests, the Indian first indigenously-built nuclear submarine INS Arihant is now ready to join the fleet. Economic Times said officials affiliated with the project confirmed that the submarine was fully operational. Arihant is the first nuclear ballistic missile submarine to be built under the Advanced Technology Vessel […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Indian Navy has carried out the maiden firing of its newly developed Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LR SAM) on December 30. The firing was undertaken on the Western Seaboard by INS Kolkata, wherein the missile successfully intercepted an aerial target at extended ranges, the Navy said. Apart from the missile, the system includes a […]

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

    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 […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Cyprus Naval Command commissioned its first ever offshore patrol vessel – Commodore Andreas Ioannides (P61) – in a ceremony on January 15 at the Evangelos Florakis naval base. The 62-meter OPV was built by Israel Shipyards and launched in September 2017. After further outfitting and trials, P61 arrived in Larnaca, Cyprus, on January 2. […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Navy’s Talwar-class frigate INS Trikand has arrived at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania on a three day visit, as part of it’s deployment to the East Coast of Africa and Island nations in the Western Indian Ocean. The ship is part of the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet based at Mumbai under the Western Naval Command and […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Gas leakage on the Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya killed two people, including one sailor, on June 10 at Karwar in Karnataka where the ship is undergoing overhauls. Two more persons were injured during the incident in which the workers inhaled toxic fumes while repairing the ship’s sewage treatment plant (STP) compartment. The Indian Navy said that Rakesh […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Indian Navy has officially commissioned the recently delivered fast attack craft INS Tarmugli at a formal ceremony held at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam. Built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), INS Tarmugli is the first follow-on water jet fast attack craft (WJFAC); an improved version of WJFAC, earlier constructed by GRSE. INS Tarmugli […]