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  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Training & Education

      In an embarrassing goof-up, an advertisement issued by the Pakistan navy on Tuesday for a multinational exercise prominently featured images of Indian Navy warships even though India is not among the participating countries. The full-page advertisement for the Aman-11 exercise in the Arabian Sea, which appeared in The Nation and Nawa-e-Waqt newspapers, featured photographs […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s Rescue Coordination Centre Australia has received satellite imagery of objects which could be related to the debris of the missing Malaysian plane, MH370.   The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is coordinating the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, with assistance from the Australian Defence Force, the New Zealand Air […]

  • 26 March 2015

    Indian Navy’s Dornier aircraft crashed in the sea about 20 nautical miles South West of Goa on March 24. The aircraft, which was conducting routine night training, lost contact with the Naval Air Station at Goa at 10:08 PM, and it is presumed that it ditched soon afterwards. Of the three officers aboard the aircrft […]

  • 13 January 2013
    Industry news

    A state government project management unit has issued international tender for procurement of High Speed Sea Going Vessel for Coastal Patrolling and Related Services. A high speed sea going vessel for coastal patrolling & surveillance against intrusion by fishing boats in the territorial waters along the Odisha coast. The main dimensions of the vessel are […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Three Japanese warships have arrived in Portsmouth for a 4-day visit to help forge closer links with the Royal Navy. The ships belong to the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force Training Squadron and are visiting as part of a 5-month global deployment. The squadron comprises training vessel Japanese Defence Ship (JDS) Kashima, 2 destroyers – JDS Shirayuki and JDS Isoyuki, […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Three companies of the Indian Army, Navy Divers and aircraft from Indian Air Force rendered assistance in several places in Kerala over the last two days as the fury of vigourous monsoons and rising rivers wreaked havoc in the state.   Whilst the Indian Navy is often  called upon to assist the civil administration in […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    To mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic (BOA 70) – the longest continuous military campaign of the Second World War – the city of Liverpool will act as the focal point this weekend for the national commemoration. The theme of BOA 70 is to illustrate the past, present and future of […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Training & Education

    HMS Quorn, sailed into Ipswich yesterday, 27th November, for a five-day visit. The Royal Navy minehunter will be open to the public on Saturday 29th November on a ticket-only basis between 9.30am and 4pm with the last entry at 3pm. The highlight of the visit comes on Sunday 30th November, when the ship’s company will […]

  • 23 November 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Chancellorsville Finishes Combat Systems Upgrades Naval Sea Systems Command completed the first-ever Air Defense Cruiser Aegis Baseline 9 combat systems upgrade for USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), March 29. The upgrade, part of the Navy’s Cruiser Modernization program, began in April 2012 at BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair Facility and was completed following combat […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Korea Opts for Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Aircraft The Republic of Korea has formally selected the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program.   USS Elrod Takes Over Escort Duties of Libyan Seized Tanker The U.S. Navy’s USS Elrod relieved the USS Stout of its escort duties for the […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Pacific Fleet (PF) large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev escorts a convoy consisting of five foreign vessels through the piracy-hazardous Gulf of Aden. “On October 16 at 9.30 pm (Moscow time) PF large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev started to escort a 5-vessel convoy through the Gulf of Aden“, said official spokesman for the Navy. The Russian […]

  • 26 March 2014

    Today’s search for any signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in the Australian Search and Rescue Region is now underway. A total of six countries are now assisting in the search and recovery operation – Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Japan, China and the Republic of Korea. A total of seven military and […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Boeing P8I, a Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Anti-submarine Warfare (LRMR/ASW) aircraft of the Indian Navy, made its maiden landing at the INS Utkrosh airfield on Tuesday,  Aug 6th 2013. Piloted by the Squadron Commander (designate), Commander HS Jhajj, the aircraft under call sign ‘IN 321’ was welcomed to the islands by the Commander-in-Chief, Andaman […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Industry news

    Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India’s leading engineering, manufacturing & construction major has received an order valued at `447 crores from the Ministry of Defence for the construction of 18 High Speed Interceptor Boats for the Indian Coast Guard. This follows the earlier contract, valued at ` 977 crores, for 36 similar vessels. With this order, […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and the Royal Navy, with the support of BAE Systems, are hosting a weekend of free events this Saturday and Sunday to commemorate the Naval and local contribution to the liberation of the South Atlantic islands 30 years ago. There will be displays and the opportunity to visit the new – Type […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Three Royal Navy warships will sail up the River Thames this week for the start of a six-day visit to London. All three vessels are in the capital to support events surrounding the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest military campaign of the Second World War. It will be an emotional […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    GE Marine on February 20 announced it has been selected to deliver gas turbine auxiliary equipment for the LM2500 engines that will power the Indian Navy’s new P17A frigates. The contract was awarded to GE by India-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE). Each P17A frigate will be […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Whilst en route to the Middle East Area of Operations for Operation SLIPPER, HMAS Darwin recently conducted a port visit to Kochi, India which culminated in a successful bilateral exercise. This visit was one in a series of Australian engagements with India to reinforce the two Navy’s interoperability, co-operation and rapport.   Darwin’s visit saw […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Industry news

      Indian Navy plans to dispose of five nuclear submarines until the end of the decade and it already joined the elite club of nations possessing nuclear-powered submarineswith the induction of the Russian-origin ‘Nerpa’ last week, Zeenews reports. According to Indian Defence Minister AK Antony, India is tabling a proposal to induct another nuclear submarine […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Industry news

      Project 971U Schuka-B nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) K-152 Nerpa has been leased to Indian Navy; the handing-over ceremony was held on Jan 23 at Zvezda Shipyard in Bolshoi Kamen (Primorsky Krai), an undisclosed informed source told Interfax. The ceremony was attended by representatives of Rosoboronexport, United Shipbuilding Corporation, Pacific Fleet (PF) command, and India’s […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The Indian Coast Guard demonstrated its preparedness and readiness to intervene effectively in containing an oil spill disaster at the fourth edition of the National Pollution Response Exercise titled CLEAN SEA-4, conducted at sea off Kochi on 14th Dec 2012. The exercise was witnessed by Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan, Director General Indian Coast Guard, Inspector […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Yesterday’s search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 did not yield results, according to an upadate provided by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).   Three objects were spotted on Wednesday by two aircraft but were not able to be relocated despite several passes. They were unrelated to the credible satellite imagery provided to AMSA. […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Industry news

    INS Vikrant, India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) has hit the waters today at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) in Cochin, Kerala state. The launching of the 37, 500-tonne warship, will be followed by additional outfitting works which are expected to be completed by June 2014. Subsequently, the aircraft carrier will proceed for extensive sea trials […]

  • 28 October 2014

    Three of the four Indian Navy ships currently on deployment to East Africa and the South Indian Ocean region, INS Mumbai, INS Talwar and INS Deepak, arrived in Saint Denis port of the Reunion island, France on 27 Oct 14. The visit aims towards bolstering bilateral ties and reinforcing cooperation in maritime security between India […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 August 2013

      Bodies of three sailors of diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhurakshak have been found by the Indian Navy’s divers on board the severely damaged submarine, Reuters reported citing a statement of the Indian Navy. The Navy further added that it was unlikely that any of the remaining fifteen sailors would be found alive. The rescue efforts of […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Industry news

    DCNS and Pipavav have decided to establish a strategic partnership for bringing DCNS technologies, methods and skills into Pipavav, India’s first and largest integrated defence company. The focus of the teaming is to build the highest state of the art strategic assets including modern warships for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard. Speaking on the […]

  • 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 […]