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  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indian Navy concluded its annual Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX) on 27 Feb 2015. This month long war drill encompassed all dimensions of maritime warfare, and witnessed participation of around 50 ships and submarines, along with over 70 aircraft from the three Naval Commands, as well as units from the India Air Force […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Navy’s warship INS Trikand is conducting a port visit to Djibouti. The vessel entered the port on August 10 and is scheduled to stay until August 13. Since November 2008, the port has been frequented by warships of the Indian Navy for operational tasking during anti-piracy escort missions being conducted in the Gulf of Aden. Recently, […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Another page was added to Indo-Mauritius friendship with Indian Navy gifting aircraft spares to the National Coast Guard, at Port Louis, Mauritius on 12 July 13. In a ceremony held onboard INS Sukanya, Mr TP Seetharam, High Commissioner of India to Mauritius handed over three new engines and critical aircraft spares to Hon Dr Arvin […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Economic Times reports that the Indian Navy is creating an Information Technology cadre. Having conducted the necessary training, the Indian navy officers will be able to protect its critical networks from attacks by hackers. The officers will be posted on navy ships and establishments to carry out IT duties, handle state-of-the-art and niche applications […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Navy ships Delhi, Tarkash and Deepak, commanded by the Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet, Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM sailed into Kuwait May 12 for a four day visit. During the visit, the Indian Naval officers and Kuwait Naval Force would undertake professional interactions relating to maritime operations, including means of combating maritime terrorism and piracy. The visiting […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities

    The RakshaMantari (RM), Shri Arun Jaitley, arrived in Mumbai for a visit to the Indian Navy and commissioning ceremony of Indian Coast Guard Ships ‘Achook’ and ‘Agrim’.   The RM visited INS Viraat on 7 June where he was received by the Chief of Naval Staff Adm RK Dhowan. He was briefed on wideranging issues […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, ADC commissioned INS Sumitra (fourth indigenous Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel) into the Indian Navy today at a ceremony held at Chennai.   On arrival at the Chennai Port Complex, Admiral Dhowan was presented a ceremonial ‘Guard of Honour’ and was introduced to the […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities

    Admiral Bernard Rogel, Chief of Naval Staff, French Navy is on an official visit to India from 13 to 18 November 2014 to discuss existing Navy to Navy cooperation, cement existing bridges of friendship as well as to explore new avenues of cooperation between the Indian and French Navies. The Admiral was received at South […]

  • 30 April 2012
    Industry news

    At an impressive ceremony at the Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation, INS Teg was commissioned on Friday 27th as an Indian Naval Ship by Vice Admiral KN Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command. INS Teg, is a modern and contemporary Warship with advanced technologies incorporated in every facet of design to make her […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Navy’s warship INS Trikand entered the port of Haifa, Israel, yesterday. During her four day stay at Haifa, extensive engagements are planned with the Israeli Navy. In addition to professional interactions, various sports and social engagements are planned to further enhance cooperation and understanding between the two navies. The previous port call at Haifa by […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities

    In a ceremony held at the Ship Building Centre (V) on 16 July 2015, Indian Navy’s INS Astravahini, an indigenously built Torpedo Launch and Recovery Vessel was decommissioned. The ceremony commenced with a guard of honour and culminated in hauling down of Naval Ensign for the last time at sunset. An auxiliary vessel of the TLRV […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Naval Ships Deepak, Delhi, Tabar and Trishul are currently visiting Muscat, Oman, to enhance bilateral ties. The vessels entered Muscat, Oman, on September 19 and are scheduled to continue their deployment on September 22. During the visit, the warships will have professional interactions with the defence forces for enhancing co-operation and sharing the nuances of naval […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy decommissioned an indigenously built frigate and three Russian-built minesweepers in separate ceremonies on March 22 and 23. Both the frigate and the minesweepers provided over 30 years of service for the Indian Navy. INS Ganga, the indigenously-built Godavari-class guided-missile frigate, was paid off in Mumbai on March 22. The decommissioning ceremony was attended by […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities

     As part of an operational deployment to South Indian Ocean and South China Sea, ships of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, arrived today at Kuantan (Malaysia) on a four day visit. The Indian warships taking part in this deployment are […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities

    Two Indian Navy ships Satpura and Kamorta have been conducting training and security patrols while transiting the Indian Ocean and arrived in Fremantle on 4 June on a goodwill visit. The arrival of the two ships coincides with a visit by the Indian Navy’s Eastern Naval Commander Vice Admiral Satish Soni who is in Perth […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Indian Navy’s major annual exercise TROPEX (Theatre level Readiness and Operational Exercise), concluded on 01 Mar 2013 after more than a month of manoeuvres, weapon firings and tactical evaluation.  TROPEX was a theatre level exercise, conducted on the Western Seaboard, aimed to assess the operational readiness of ships, submarines and aircraft from all Commands […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Equipment & technology

    Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of the Indian Naval Staff, inaugurated a new state-of-the-art “Very Low Frequency (VLF)” transmitting station at INS Kattaboman, Tirunelvelli, Tamil Nadu today.   This new facility would provide a boost to the Navy’s ability to communicate with deployed ships and submarines on an uninterrupted basis throughout the year. India is among […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Indian Navy has continued with evacuation of Indian nationals from Yemen, despite mounting difficulties and challenges. On April 4,  2015, the Indian Naval Ship Mumbai, reached outside the port of Aden. Even as the battle between warring fractions intensified in Aden city, the evacuation of Indian nationals from Aden was executed on priority in near […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has awarded Tata a contract to deliver portable diver detection sonar (PDDS) for its ships. Tata will be manufacturing the sonars at its Bengaluru site under a transfer of technology agreement with Israeli defense company DSIT. This is the second contract to be signed by the Indian Navy under the ‘Buy and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Indian Navy’s Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhughosh sustained minor damages in a collision with a fishing vessel. In the accident, which occurred during a night exercise on February 19 – 20 in the Arabian Sea, off Mumbai, only the submarine’s periscope was damaged. According to The Times of India, the submarine was taking part in Tropex (Theatre Readiness Operational Level […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Authorities

    Indian Navy’s warship INS Trikand entered port at Valencia, Spain, today for a three-day visit. The ship will engage with the Spanish Navy during its stay in the country. INS Trikand, commanded by Captain Vinay Kalia, is part of the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet and is under the operational command of the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Indian Navy’s major annual exercise ‘TROPEX’ (Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise) concluded on 28 Feb 14. The exercise involved large scale naval manoeuvres in all three dimensions viz. surface, air and underwater, across the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean.   The month long exercise was aimed to assess the operational […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The first batch of 60 Indian Navy Officer Cadets, who joined the Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala for its Flag Ship B Tech course graduated along with 242 other Officer Cadets of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard at an impressive Passing Out Parade held at INA on 25 May 13. Befitting the occasion, Shri […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, commissioned INS Kolkata into the Indian Navy at a ceremony held on August 16 at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.   Kolkata is the lead ship of the indigenously designed and constructed Kolkata-class guided missile destroyers, built by Mazagon Dock Limited, Mumbai. The function was attended by a host […]

  • 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. […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An Indian Navy task group of three ships sailed into Fremantle, Australia, to participate in a week-long naval exercise off the Western Australian coast. Exercise Australia India is a regular bilateral maritime exercise aimed at developing a deeper understanding and cooperation between the two navies. Prior to arriving to Australia, frigate INS Shivalik, corvette INS Kamorta […]

  • 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 […]