Warship builder GRSE hands over Landing Craft Utility amphibious ship to Indian Navy
The amphibious ship, that can transport and deploy main battle tanks, armoured vehicles, troops and equipment from ship to the shore, is seventh of eight such vessels being built for the Navy by GRSE. These ships can also be deployed for multi-role activities like beaching operations, search and rescue, disaster relief operations, supply and replenishment and evacuation from distant islands.
Naval leg of Indo-Russian tri-service exercise starts in Goa
A release by the Indian Navy said its ships Tarkash and Aditya, and Russian Fede...
Barak-8 missile: A strategically vital and lethal weapon
The Barak-8 Air and Missile Defence system or LRSAM provides a 360-degree defence ag...
Guardians of Mumbai: Khanderi-Underi and Arnala
The great Maratha warrior pioneered building a strong Naval Force in the Arabian Sea.
Russian navy ships arrive in India for joint exercise INDRA 2019
The aim of exercise INDRA 2019 is to enhance interoperability and develop an understanding in order to effectively tackle common security challenges, they said. "The Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) Ships Yaroslav Mudry, Viktor Konetsky and Elyna arrived at Goa on December 10 to participate in INDRA 2019," the Indian defence ministry said.
Thai Navy takes note of Myanmar acquiring Indian submarine
The Myanmar Navy acquired a diesel-electric Kilo Class submarine from India. The submarine, scheduled to start operations from December 24, is to be deployed in the Andaman Sea for security missions.The Royal Thai Navy's 3rd Naval Area Command has been told to keep a watch on the submarine, which can operate underwater for up to 45 days.
Visakhapatnam: Naval Operational Demonstration conducted on Indian Navy Day
Eastern Naval Command (ENC) conducted a Naval Operational Demonstration on occasion of the Navy Day at RK Beach in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhap...
Manoj Tiwari tweets photo of US Navy vessels to praise Indian Navy
Big faux pas by Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on the occasion of Navy Day, he has tweeted a picture of US Navy vessels instead of the Indian ...
China not invited to major naval exercise Milan, not ‘like minded’: Indian Navy
While the armies of India and China will be carrying out the ‘Hand in Hand’ exercise in Umroi, Meghalaya this month, the situation is different in the maritime domain. China’s growing maritime presence in the Indian Ocean is what makes the Indian Navy wary about letting it participate in joint exercises. The Indian Navy has been watchful of the Chinese presence since 2008.
Indian Navy forces Chinese naval ship to retreat from Andaman
The ship entered the area without Indian Navy's prior permission, they said. "Our stand has been that if you do anything in our region, you have to notify us or take our permission," the Navy Chief said without elaborating further on the incident. The sources said the ship was found carrying out some research activities in the Indian waters.
Indian, French navies to carry out joint patrolling in Indian Ocean Region
Vice admiral Didier Maleterre, who is Joint Commander of the French forces deployed in the Indian Ocean region, also said that the two navies will ink an agreement early next year which will provide for sharing of classified information. On the proposed joint patrol, he said Indian Navy is expected to deploy its P8I maritime surveillance aircraft for it.
China on mind, India set to hand over sub to Myanmar
The impending transfer of the INS Sindhuvir is part of India’s continuing policy to counter China’s strategic inroads into Myanmar. The 3,000-tonne INS Sindhuvir may be 31 years old but it has undergone regular refits in India and Russia over the years, with the latest modernisation work being undertaken on the diesel-electric boat in Visakhapatnam.
Indian Navy Day: Admiral Karambir Singh lays wreath at National War Memorial
On Indian Navy Day, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh laid a wreath at the National War Memorial in Delhi on November 04. Navy Day is celebr...
Anti-Maritime Piracy Bill introduced in Lok Sabha
A bill which seeks to provide for stringent punishment, including death penalty or life imprisonment, to those involved in piracy at sea was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday.
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