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  • 3 July 2019

    India’s Ministry of Defence has issued four shipbuilding requests for proposal (RFP) for the acquisition of various ships and craft for the country’s navy and coast guard. As informed, the RFPs amount to INR 150 billion (around USD 2.2 billion) and are part of the Indian government’s defence modernization plan. Specifically, RFP for 06 nos […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 November 2014

    Indian Naval Ship Teg, a stealth frigate of the Indian Navy, made a port call at Nacala, Mozambique on November 17, 2014. The goodwill visit is aimed at strengthening the existing bonds of friendship between the two nations. During the stay in harbour, various activities are planned including official calls and a reception onboard the […]

  • 2 December 2019

    The Indian Navy has welcomed its first woman pilot, Sub Lieutenant Shivangi. Shivangi joined naval operations in Kochi naval base on December 2 after completing her operational training, India Today reported. She will be tasked with flying the navy’s Dornier aircraft. “I have been craving for this for a very long time & finally the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2019

    The Indian Navy announced it has successfully tested the Sahayak air-droppable containers, deploying them from IL-38 aircraft off Goa in the Arabian Sea on January 8, 2019. Sahayak Containers will enhance the operational logistics capability of the navy, allowing it to supply spares and stores to ships which are deployed more than 2000 kilometers from […]

  • 6 April 2015

    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 […]

  • 21 February 2014

    The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) HMAS Childers has arrived in Darwin after participating in Milan 2014, the biannual international naval event hosted by the Indian Navy in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands from 5–9 February 2014.   Milan 2014 was designed to increase maritime cooperation, interoperability and mutual understanding among navies of the Indian Ocean […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac class frigate HMAS Arunta recently took the opportunity to conduct exercises with their Indian Navy counterparts after a port visit to Goa, India. After a short period alongside that included games of cricket and volleyball, Arunta sailed from Goa in company with the Indian Navy’s Talwar-class frigate Teg […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Industry news

    DCNS India set up a dedicated localisation programme as part of the transfer of technology (ToT) agreement with Indian naval shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) to build six DCNS-designed Scorpene submarines under the P75 contract. On February 6, DCNS India received the prestigious ‘Excellence in Indigenous Technology’ award at Aerospace and Defence Awards 2013 organised […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy’s Kora-class missile corvette INS Kulish (P63) and naval maritime patrol aircraft Dornier entered Belawan harbor in Indonesia for the opening ceremony of the 32nd edition of India – Indonesia coordinated patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT). The coordinated patrol starts October 11 and is scheduled to conclude on October 27. Indian Naval Ship Kulish & Dornier […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Industry news

      Russia will lease nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) K-152 Nerpa to Indian Navy late in Dec 2011 or early in Jan 2012, wrote the Asian Age newspaper referring to sources in Indian defense ministry. According to the newspaper, the Russian submarine will be leased for a 10-year period. Leasing cost is evaluated as $650-900 mln. […]

  • 3 June 2019

    On May 31, 2019, Admiral Karambir Singh assumed command of the Indian Navy as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff. Prior to taking over the helm as the Chief of the Naval Staff, he was the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command at Visakhapatnam. Commissioned into the Indian Navy in July 1980, he earned […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy’s first indigenously-developed nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) INS Arihant completed its first deterrence patrol, India’s prime minister announced on Monday. The SSBN’s feat was welcomed by the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi who congratulated all those involved, “especially the crew of INS Arihant for this accomplishment, which will always be remembered in our […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Naval Ship Teg, a Stealth Frigate of the Indian Navy, is scheduled to make port calls at Simon’s Town and Cape Town between 20th October and 10th November 2014. The ship will participate in the fourth edition of the biennial India-Brazil-South Africa Maritime (IBSAMAR) Exercise. The port call at Simon’s Town will coincide with […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has awarded Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) a $630 million contract for the delivery of LRSAM air and missile defense systems for four Indian Navy ships, the Israeli company announced on Sunday. LRSAM is an air and missile defense system under joint development by IAI and India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in collaboration with IAI […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy announced it has carried out a maiden firing of the land attack version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. This missile has been in service with the Indian Army since 2007 but this is the first launch of the missile from an Indian Navy ship. The navy said BrahMos was fired from the Indian guided […]

  • 1 March 2016

    Indian Navy Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, AVSM took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command from Vice Admiral Satish Soni, at a ceremonial parade held at the Naval Base, February 29. Admiral Bisht inspected the ceremonial guard and reviewed platoons of naval personnel from various ships and establishments of the Indian Navy Eastern […]

  • 19 May 2015

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today visited Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to seek increased partnership between Indian shipyards and HHI to ensure India’s shipbuilding industry can benefit from the shipbuilding expertise and experience of HHI. During the meeting held at the HHI headquarters in Ulsan, the prime minister and the HHI management discussed various ways to expand cooperation […]

  • 17 June 2015

     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 […]

  • 13 November 2015

    Great Britain will deploy a Royal Navy warship to take part in India’s first major international gathering of warships for a number of years. This announcement was made by the British prime minister, David Cameron, who spoke at a press conference during Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK. Mr Modi is the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    India’s Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) has selected Turkey’s Anadolu Shipyard to support the construction of five 45,000-ton fleet support ships (FSS) for the Indian Navy. Part of the TAIS industrial group, Anadolu Shipyard will provide the ship design, supply key machinery equipment (KME), and provide technical assistance. The Indian Navy FSS project has an estimated […]

  • 5 October 2011

      Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov met with his Indian counterpart Arackaparambil Kurien Antony on Oct 4 in Moscow to hold 11th session of Russian-Indian intergovernmental committee for military technical cooperation, said the defense ministry’s release. “In accordance with the visit program, on October 4 Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov and his Indian counterpart will […]